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Blue-throated Blue-Flycatcher (C. rubeculoides)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Muscicapoidea
Family: Muscicapidae
Subfamily: Niltavinae
Genus: Cyornis
Blyth, 1843

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Cyornis is a genus of bird in the Muscicapidae family.


Based on Zhang et al. (2016), the Chinese Blue Flycatcher, Cyornis glaucicomans, has been split from Blue-throated Blue-Flycatcher, Cyornis rubeculoides.[1]


It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Zhang, Z., X. Wang, Y. Huang, U. Olsson, J. Martinez, P. Alström, and F. Lei (2016), Unexpected divergence and lack of divergence revealed in continental Asian Cyornis flycatchers (Aves: Muscicapidae), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 94, 232-241.

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