Barbet Acacia Pied Erongo Mountains Namibia AR-6
Acacia Pied Barbet (Tricholaema leucomelas)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Piciformes
Family Lybiidae
Genus Tricholaema

Tricholaema is a genus of African barbets in the family Lybiidae which was formerly included in the Capitonidae and sometimes in the Ramphastidae.


It contains the following species:

Red-fronted Barbet (Heuglin, 1861) (Tricholaema diademata)
Miombo Pied Barbet (Cabanis, 1880) (Tricholaema frontata)
Hairy-breasted Barbet (Swainson, 1821) (Tricholaema hirsuta)
Black-throated Barbet (Cretzschmar, 1826) (Tricholaema melanocephala)
Spot-flanked Barbet (Cabanis, 1878) (Tricholaema lacrymosa)
Acacia Pied Barbet (Boddaert, 1783) (Tricholaema leucomelas)
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