Black-breasted Weaver at Hodal in Faridabad District of Haryana, India.
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Clade: Estrildid clade
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Ploceus
Cuvier, 1816

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Ploceus is a genus of birds in the weaver family Ploceidae.[1] Most species have been moved to Textor.


  1. ^ "Ploceus (Genus)". 2010-04-27. Retrieved 2010-11-05. 

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Eurasian Spoonbill This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.
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