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Pycnonotidae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Pycnonotidae is a member of the Superfamily Sylvioidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Pycnonotidae:

The Family Pycnonotidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Acritillas

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Alophoixus

Alophoixus is a genus of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. All the species occur in southeast Asia. [more]

Andropadus

Andropadus is a genus of greenbuls, songbirds in the bulbul family (Pycnonotidae). The genus is not thought to be monophyletic. [more]

Arizelocichla

Atimastillas

Baeopogon

Baeopogon is a genus of songbird in the bulbul family Pycnonotidae. Both species are found in forest and forest edge habitats in Central Africa. It contains the following species: [more]

Bleda

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.[1] [more]

Calyptocichla

The Golden Greenbul (Calyptocichla serina) is the only member of the Calyptocichla genus of greenbuls. It is not closely related to any of the other greenbul species, forming a separate clade from the two main clades which make up the bulbul family Pycnonotidae. [more]

Cerasophila

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Chlorocichla

Chlorocichla is a genus of in the Pycnonotidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Criniger

Criniger is a genus of in the Pycnonotidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Eurillas

Hemixos

Hemixos is a songbird genus in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. Established by Edward Blyth in 1845 for the newly-discovered Ashy Bulbul (H. flavala), this small genus even today contains just two species: [more]

Hemixus

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Hypsipetes

Hypsipetes is a genus of bulbuls, songbirds in the family Pycnonotidae. Most of its species birds occur in tropical forests around the Indian Ocean. But while the genus is quite diverse in the Madagascar region at the western end of its range it does not reach the African mainland. [more]

Iole

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.[2] [more]

Ixonotus

The Spotted Greenbul (Ixonotus guttatus) is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Ixonotus.[] It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and moist savanna. [more]

Ixos

Ixos is a songbird genus in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It provisionally contains the following species: [more]

Jole

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Microscelis

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Neolestes

The Black-collared Bulbul (Neolestes torquatus) is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Neolestes.[] It is found in Angola, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Rwanda, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is dry savanna. [more]

Nicator

Nicator is a genus of in the Pycnonotidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Niceforoiellus

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Phyllastrephus

Phyllastrephus is a genus in the family Pycnonotidae (bulbuls). They make up the typical greenbuls, though two are named brownbuls. [more]

Pycnonotus

Pycnonotus is a genus of in the Pycnonotidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Pyrrhurus

The Red-tailed Leaflove, Pyrrhurus scandens, is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Pyrrhurus.[] [more]

Setornis

The Hook-billed Bulbul (Setornis criniger) is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Setornis.[] It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss. [more]

Spizixos

Spizixos is a genus of in the Pycnonotidae family. It contains the following species: [more]

Stelgidillas

Thapsinillas

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Thescelocichla

The Swamp Palm Bulbul (Thescelocichla leucopleura), also known as the Swamp Greenbul, is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Thescelocichla.[] [more]

Tricholestes

The Hairy-backed Bulbul (Tricholestes criniger) is a songbird species in the bulbul family (Pycnonotidae). Its genus Tricholestes is monotypic. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. [more]

At least 4 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Tricholestes.

More info about the Genus Tricholestes may be found here.

Bibliography

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Footnotes

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  1. http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=712
  2. http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=718

Sources

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 20:24:39