Fan-tailed gerygone

The fan-tailed gerygone (Gerygone flavolateralis) is a species of bird in the family Acanthizidae. It is found in New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The Rennell gerygone (G. citrina) of the Solomon Islands was formerly considered conspecific, but was split as a distinct species by the IOC in 2021.[3]

Fan-tailed gerygone
Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.AVES.136202 2 - Gerygone flavolateralis flavolateralis (Gray, 1859) - Acanthizidae - bird skin specimen.jpeg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Genus: Gerygone
G. flavolateralis
Binomial name
Gerygone flavolateralis
(G R Gray, 1859)
  • G. f. flavolateralis - (Gray, GR, 1859)
  • G. f. lifuensis - (Sarasin, 1913)
  • G. f. rouxi - (Sarasin, 1913)
  • G. f. correiae - Mayr, 1931
  • G. f. citrina - Mayr, 1931
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Chrysococcyx lucidus in a spawn of Gerygone flavolateralis - MHNT


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Gerygone flavolateralis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Gill F, D Donsker & P Rasmussen (Eds). 2020. IOC World Bird List (v10.2). doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.10.2.
  3. ^ "Species Updates – IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2021-06-13.