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Inca-finches
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Mourning Sierra-Finch
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Clade: Nine-primaried oscines
Epifamily: Icteroidae
Clade: Thraupid group
Family: Thraupidae
Subfamily: Thraupinae
Tribe: Porphyrospizini
Burns, et al., 2014[1]
Families

Inca-finch tribe Porphyrospizini includes the Inca finches and the Rhopospina tanagers. There are nine species found throughout South America.

Description

Behaviour

Taxonomy

Species

Rhopospina

  1. Mourning Sierra Finch, Rhopospiza fruticeti
  2. Blue Finch, Rhopospina caerulescens
  3. Band-tailed Sierra Finch, Rhopospiza alaudinus'
  4. Carbonated Sierra Finch, Rhopospiza carbonarius

Incaspiza

  1. Great Inca-Finch, Incaspiza pulchra
  2. Rufous-backed Inca-Finch, Incaspiza personata
  3. Grey-winged Inca-Finch, Incaspiza ortizi
  4. Buff-bridled Inca-Finch, Incaspiza laeta
  5. Little Inca-Finch, Incaspiza watkinsi

References

  1. ^ Burns, K.J., A.J. Shultz, P.O. Title, N.A. Mason, F.K. Barker, J. Klicka, S.M. Lanyon, and I.J. Lovette, (2014), Phylogenetics and diversification of the tanagers (Passeriformes: Thraupidae), the largest radiation of Neotropical songbirds, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 75, 41-77.


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