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Laniocera

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: Tyranni
Infraordo: Tyrannides
Parvordo: Tyrannida
Familia: Tyrannidae
Genus: Laniocera
Species: L. hypopyrra - L. rufescens

Name

Laniocera Lesson, 1841

Reference

Revue Zoologique, par la Société Cuvierienne 3(1840) p.353

Laniocera is a genus of bird in the Tityridae family. It has traditionally been placed in the cotinga family, but evidence strongly suggest it is better placed in Tityridae[1], where now placed by SACC. They share the common name "mourner" with the species in the genera Schiffornis, Laniisoma and Rhytipterna.
Species

* Speckled Mourner, Laniocera rufescens
* Cinereous Mourner, Laniocera hypopyrra

References

1. ^ Adopt the Family Tityridae - South American Classification Committee (2007)

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