Diversity of Eupasseres.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
(unranked): Eupasseres
Ericson, et. al. (2002)
Type species
Fringilla domestica
Linnaeus, 1758
Roughly 100 families, around 5,400 species

Eupasserines, Eupasseres is a suborder of passerines. It contains the suboscines and oscines. It is sister to Acanthisitti.

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From Greek ευ eu fine, good. Used to denote in English vernacular "true";[1] Latin passer, passeris sparrow.[2]


  1. ^ eu-. (2017, April 27). Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Retrieved 08:45, May 5, 2017 from
  2. ^ Jobling, J. (2015). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.), eds. "Passer". Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. 
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