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Myadestes

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: Passerida
Superfamilia: Muscicapoidea
Familia: Turdidae
Genus: Myadestes
Species: M. coloratus - M. elisabeth - M. genibarbis - M. lanaiensis - M. melanops - †M. myadestinus - †M. oahensis - M. obscurus - M. occidentalis - M. palmeri - M. ralloides - M. townsendi - M. unicolor

Name

Myadestes Swainson, 1838

Reference

The naturalist's Library. 21(Flycatchers) p.132

Myadestes is a genus of solitaires, medium-sized mostly insectivorous birds in the thrush family Turdidae.

They are found in the Americas and Hawaiʻi, where several island species have become extinct.

Species in taxonomic order

* Myadestes townsendi Audubon, 1838 - Townsend's Solitaire (North America)
* Myadestes occidentalis Stejneger, 1882 - Brown-backed Solitaire (Mexico, northern Central America)
* Myadestes elisabeth Lembeye, 1850 - Cuban Solitaire
o Myadestes elisabeth retrusus - Pines Solitaire (probably extinct, late 1930s, or 1970s?)
* Myadestes genibarbis - Rufous-throated Solitaire (Caribbean)
* Myadestes melanops - Black-faced Solitaire (Costa Rica, western Panama)
* Myadestes coloratus Nelson, 1912 - Varied Solitaire (Panama, Colombia)
* Myadestes unicolor Sclater, 1857 - Slate-coloured Solitaire (Mexico, Central America)
* Myadestes ralloides D'Orbigny, 1840 - Andean Solitaire
* Myadestes myadestinus - Kāmaʻo (Kauaʻi) (extinct, 1990s)
* Myadestes lanaiensis Wilson, 1891 - Olomaʻo
o Myadestes lanaiensis lanaiensis - Lānaʻi Olomaʻo (extinct, 1931-1933)
o Myadestes lanaiensis rutha - Molokaʻi Olomaʻo (probably extinct, 1980s?)
* Myadestes obscurus J. F. Gmelin, 1789 - ʻŌmaʻo (island of Hawaiʻi)
* Myadestes palmeri Rothschild, 1893 - Puaiohi (Kauaʻi)
* Myadestes woahensis Bloxam, 1899 - ʻĀmaui (Oʻahu) (extinct, 1850s)

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