Scaly-crowned honeyeater

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Scaly-crowned honeyeater
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Indonesian honeyeater (above), and scaly-crowned honeyeater (below); illustration by Joseph Smit, 1884
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Lichmera
Species: L. lombokia
Binomial name
Lichmera lombokia
(Mathews, 1926)
Synonyms
  • Ptilotis virescens

The scaly-crowned honeyeater (Lichmera lombokia) is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it occurs in the Lesser Sunda Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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