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Mycerobas

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: Passeroidea
Familia: Fringillidae
Genus: Mycerobas
Species: M. affinis - M. carnipes - M. icterioides - M. melanozanthos

Name

Mycerobas Cabanis, 1847

The Mycerobas grosbeaks are a genus of finch in the Fringillidae family. They are colorful finches and are (at 20-23 cm) the largest species in the family. The genus contains the following species:

* Collared Grosbeak (Mycerobas affinis)
* White-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes)
* Black-and-yellow Grosbeak (Mycerobas icterioides)
* Spot-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas melanozanthos)


References

* Arnaiz-Villena, A., Moscoso, J., Ruiz-del-Valle, V., Gonzalez, J., Reguera, R., Wink, M., I. Serrano-Vela, J. 2007. Bayesian phylogeny of Fringillinae birds: status of the singular African oriole finch Linurgus olivaceus and evolution and heterogeneity of the genus Carpodacus. Acta Zoologica Sinica, 53 (5):826 - 834. PDF fulltext

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