(900) Abrornis schisticeps ripponi.
Cryptolopha ripponi Sharpe, Bull. B. O. C, xiii, p. 11 (1902) (Gyidzin-Schan, Yunnan).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Yellow of throat well-defined and not extending to the breast, which appears always to be more grey, sharply contrasting with the yellow throat; the remainder of the lower parts are white or greyish white, rarely suffused with a little yellow.
Colours of soft parts as in the preceding bird.
Measurements. "Wing 50 to 51 mm.; tail 44 to 46 mm.; tarsus about 17 mm.; culmen 7 to 8 mm.
Distribution. Yunnan and Shan States.
Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.