- Androdon aequatorialis
14cm. Long, essentially straight bill of 4 cm with small tooth-like serrations on the inner part of the distal half. Shiny green above, coppery crown, white underparts streaked dusky, grey rounded tail with a broad black subterminal band and white tips, conspicuous white band on the rump. In males, the bill has a small hook at the tip and more prominent tooth-like spikes.
This is a monotypic species which is the only member of its genus.
Humid primary forests.
The diet includes nectar, spiders and insects.