Red-breasted Chat
Granatellus venustus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Granatellus
Bonaparte, 1850

Granatellus is a genus of bird previously placed in the family Parulidae, although biochemical evidence suggests it belongs in Cardinalidae.,[1] a move followed by the American Ornithologists' Union in 2009.



  1. ^ Klicka, J., K. Burns, AND G. M. Spellman. 2007. Defining a monophyletic Cardinalini: A molecular perspective. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45: 1014-1032.

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