Holub's golden weaver

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Holub's golden weaver
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Ploceus
P. xanthops
Binomial name
Ploceus xanthops
(Hartlaub, 1862)

Holub's golden weaver (Ploceus xanthops), also known as the African golden weaver, is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae.[2] It is found from Gabon to Uganda and Kenya, south to northern Namibia, northern Botswana and eastern South Africa.[1]

The common name commemorates the Czech naturalist Emil Holub.[3]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2018). "Ploceus xanthops". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T22718818A132121030. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22718818A132121030.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  2. ^ "English name updates - IOC Version 2.3 (Dec 2009)". International Ornithological Congress. December 2009. Archived from the original on 2010-01-31.
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 169.

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