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Genus: ''Geothlypis'' Genus: ''Geothlypis''
==Description== ==Description==
 +This genus contains all the Yellowthroats: these are warblers living in the Americas
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
-''Geothlypis'' is a genus in the family [[:Category:Parulidae|Parulidae]].+''Geothlypis'' is a genus in the family [[:Category:Parulidae|Parulidae]]. A recent study<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup> proposes to transfer all species from genus ''[[:Category:Oporornis|Oporornis]]'' into this genus.
{{Nav-Geothlypis}} {{Nav-Geothlypis}}
-[[Category:Parulidae]][[Category:Incomplete Taxa]]+ 
 +==References==
 +#[http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=1692036 Birdforum thread] discussing phylogeny of Yellowthroats and genus ''Oporornis''
 +#{{Ref-Clements6thDec09}}
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 +[[Category:Parulidae]]

Revision as of 19:08, 6 January 2010

Genus: Geothlypis

Description

This genus contains all the Yellowthroats: these are warblers living in the Americas

Taxonomy

Geothlypis is a genus in the family Parulidae. A recent study[1] proposes to transfer all species from genus Oporornis into this genus.

Genus Geothlypis viewedit
G. poliocephala Gray-crowned Yellowthroat
G. aequinoctialis Masked Yellowthroat
G. tolmiei MacGillivray's Warbler
G. philadelphia Mourning Warbler
G. formosa Kentucky Warbler
G. semiflava Olive-crowned Yellowthroat
G. speciosa Black-polled Yellowthroat
G. beldingi Belding's Yellowthroat
G. rostrata Bahama Yellowthroat
G. flavovelata Altamira Yellowthroat
G. trichas Common Yellowthroat
G. nelsoni Hooded Yellowthroat

References

  1. Birdforum thread discussing phylogeny of Yellowthroats and genus Oporornis
  2. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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