Euplectes

Euplectes

Taxobox
name = "Euplectes"



image_width = 220px
image_caption = Black-winged Red Bishop ("E. hordeaceus")
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Passeriformes
familia = Ploceidae
genus = "Euplectes"
genus_authority = Swainson, 1829
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = About 17, see text

"Euplectes" is a genus of passerine bird in the weaver family, Ploceidae. It contains the bishops and widowbirds. They are all native to Africa south of the Sahara. It contains the following species in taxonomic order:
* Yellow-crowned Bishop, "Euplectes afer"
* Fire-fronted Bishop, "Euplectes diadematus"
* Black Bishop, "Euplectes gierowii"
* Black-winged Red Bishop, "Euplectes hordeaceus"
* Northern Red Bishop or Orange Bishop, "Euplectes franciscanus"
* Southern Red Bishop or Red Bishop, "Euplectes orix"
* Zanzibar Bishop, "Euplectes nigroventris"
* Golden-backed Bishop, "Euplectes aureus"
* Yellow Bishop, "Euplectes capensis"
* Fan-tailed Widowbird, "Euplectes axillaris"
* Yellow-shouldered Widowbird, "Euplectes macrourus"
* White-winged Widowbird, "Euplectes albonotatus"
* Red-collared Widowbird, "Euplectes ardens"
* Marsh Widowbird, "Euplectes hartlaubi"
* Buff-shouldered Widowbird, "Euplectes psammocromius"
* Long-tailed Widowbird, "Euplectes progne"
* Jackson's Widowbird, "Euplectes jacksoni"


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