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Category:Lophospingus

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Genus: Lophospingus

[edit] Description

Two passerines from South America.
Both species are relatively slim-looking birds with a crest and a relatively long tail.

[edit] Taxonomy

Lophospingus is a genus in the family Thraupidae.
It was formerly placed in the family Emberizidae but molecular data confirm the placement within the Tanager.


Genus Lophospingus viewedit
L. pusillus Black-crested Finch
L. griseocristatus Gray-crested Finch

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2012. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2011. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 16: Tanagers to New World Blackbirds. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553781

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