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Iduna
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Sykes's Warbler, Iduna rama
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Sylvioidea
Clade: Acrocephalus group
Family: Acrocephalidae
Genus: Iduna
Keyserling and Blasius, 1840
Synonyms

Hippolais
Chloropeta

Iduna is a genus of tree warbler in the Acrocephalidae family. Keyserling and Blasius gave no explanation of the genus name Iduna.[1]

Taxonomy

It is sometimes lumped in the genus Hippolais, although in 2009 it was found to belong to the Iduna clade.[2] It contains the following species:

References

  1. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 202. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4. 
  2. ^ Silke Fregin; Martin Haase; Urban Olsson; Per Alström (2009). "Multi-locus phylogeny of the family Acrocephalidae (Aves: Passeriformes) – The traditional taxonomy overthrown". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 52 (3): 866–878. PMID 19393746. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.04.006. 


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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