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Eopsaltria

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Corvida
Superfamilia: Corvoidea
Familia: Petroicidae
Genus: Eopsaltria
Species: E. australis - E. flaviventris - E. georgiana - E. griseogularis - E. pulverulenta

Name

Eopsaltria Swainson, 1832

Reference

Fauna Boreali-Americana 2(1831) p.492

Eopsaltria is a genus of small forest passerines known in Australia as the "Yellow Robins". They belong to the family Petroicidae. The name is derived from the Greek for "dawn singer/song".

Previously the two members of the genus Tregellasia were included in this genus; the Pale-yellow Robin, Tregellasia capito and White-faced Robin, T. leucops. Another species the Mangrove Robin Peneoenanthe pulverulenta is often included in this genus.

Species

* Eastern Yellow Robin, Eopsaltria australis
* Western Yellow Robin, Eopsaltria griseogularis
* White-breasted Robin, Eopsaltria georgiana
* Yellow-bellied Robin, Eopsaltria flaviventris


References

* Del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A. & Christie D. (editors). (2007). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions. ISBN 9788496553422

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