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Melierax

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: Falconiformes
Familia: Accipitridae
Subfamilia: Melieraxinae
Genus: Melierax
Species: M. canorus - M. gabar - M. metabates - M. poliopterus

Name

Melierax G.R. Gray, 1840

Reference

A list of the genera of birds p.5

Melierax is a genus of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It contains the following species:

* Gabar Goshawk (Melierax gabar)
* Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates)
* Pale Chanting Goshawk (Melierax canorus)
* Eastern Chanting Goshawk (Melierax poliopterus)

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