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Genus: Phylloscartes


[edit] Description

A genus of tyrant flycatchers from Central and South America.

[edit] Taxonomy

Phylloscartes is a genus in the family Tyrannidae.

The Bristle-Tyrants are placed in genus Pogonotriccus by some authorities[1][3], but not by others[2][4].

Genus Phylloscartes viewedit
P. poecilotis Variegated Bristle Tyrant
P. chapmani Chapman's Bristle Tyrant
P. ophthalmicus Marble-faced Bristle Tyrant
P. venezuelanus Venezuelan Bristle Tyrant
P. lanyoni Antioquia Bristle Tyrant
P. orbitalis Spectacled Bristle Tyrant
P. eximius Southern Bristle Tyrant
P. ventralis Mottle-cheeked Tyrannulet
P. kronei Restinga Tyrannulet
P. beckeri Bahia Tyrannulet
P. flavovirens Yellow-green Tyrannulet
P. virescens Olive-green Tyrannulet
P. gualaquizae Ecuadorian Tyrannulet
P. nigrifrons Black-fronted Tyrannulet
P. superciliaris Rufous-browed Tyrannulet
P. ceciliae Alagoas Tyrannulet
P. flaviventris Rufous-lored Tyrannulet
P. parkeri Cinnamon-faced Tyrannulet
P. roquettei Minas Gerais Tyrannulet
P. paulista Sao Paulo Tyrannulet
P. oustaleti Oustalet's Tyrannulet
P. difficilis Serra do Mar Tyrannulet
P. sylviolus Bay-ringed Tyrannulet

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at
  2. Dickinson, EC, ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed., with updates to December 2007 (Corrigenda 7). Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691117010
  3. Gill, F, M Wright and D Donsker. 2009. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.0). Available at
  4. Sibley, CG and BL Monroe. 1996. Birds of the World, on diskette, Windows version 2.0. Charles G. Sibley, Santa Rosa, CA, USA.

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