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Calyptomenid Broadbills
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Green Broadbill
Smithornis capensis
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Tyranni
Infraorder: Eurylaimides
Family: Calyptomenidae
Bonaparte, 1850
Genus: Calyptomena
(Raffles, 1822)
Genera

Asian green broadbills, Calyptomenidae are a family of broadbills found in Africa. They are closely related to the eurylaimid broadbills, sapayoa, asities, and the pittas in the group Eurylaimides.

Taxonomy

The Asian green broadbills were once together with the Smithornis broadbills and Eurylaimid broadbills in the broader family of Eurylaimidae. The asities were once in Eurylaimidae too.[1]

Species

References

  1. ^ Hawkins, F. (2016). Asities (Philepittidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/52288 on 25 March 2016).
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