Tricholaema

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Tricholaema
TricholaemaSmit.jpg
Black-throated barbet (above) and pied barbet (below); illustration by Joseph Smit, 1891
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Lybiidae
Genus: Tricholaema
Verreaux & Verreaux, 1855
Species

Tricholaema diademata
Tricholaema frontata
Tricholaema hirsuta
Tricholaema lacrymosa
Tricholaema leucomelas
Tricholaema melanocephala

Tricholaema is a bird genus in the African barbet family (Lybiidae) which was formerly included in the Capitonidae and sometimes in the Ramphastidae. It contains the following species: