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Category:Stiphrornis - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Stiphrornis


Clements2 recognises one species, which is split by some authorities1,3 into four.

A recently discovered species, the Olive-backed Forest Robin Stiphrornis pyrrholaemus from Gabon was described in 2008.4


Stiphrornis is a genus in the family Muscicapidae.

Genus Stiphrornis viewedit
S. erythrothorax Forest Robin


  1. Beresford, P and J Cracraft. 1999. Speciation in African forest robins (Stiphrornis): species limits, phylogenetic relationships, and molecular biogeography. American Museum Novitates 3270, 1–22.
  2. 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 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist.
  3. Gill, F and M Wright. 2008. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, USA. 2006. ISBN 9780691128276. Update (2008) downloaded from http://worldbirdnames.org/names.html.
  4. Schmidt, BK, JT Foster, GR Angehr, KL Durrant and RC Fleischer. 2008. A new species of African Forest Robin from Gabon (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae: Stiphrornis). Zootaxa 1850, 27–42.

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