- Arachnothera juliae
15.5 - 18cm (6-7 in). A very distinctive Spiderhunter.
- Long decurved black bill
- Mainly brown plumage
- Buffy white streaks on crown
- White narrow streaks on neck and back
- Plain bright yellow rump
- Small brownish-white streaks on throat, rest of underparts broadly streaked white
- Unmarked bright orange-yellow undertail-coverts
Sexes similar, juveniles undescribed.
Endemic to northern Borneo (Sarawak and Sabah in Malaysia, Kalimantan Timur in Indonesia).
A locally common restricted-range species.
This is a monotypic species.
Hill and montane forest.
Occurs from 930 to 3000m.
Feeds on small arthropods, nectar and berries.
Forages singly, in pairs or sometimes small groups. Occasionally in mixed-species flocks.
A nest was recorded in March. No other information about breeding.
No movements known.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2008. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 13: Penduline-tits to Shrikes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553453
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