For the European bird, see Eurasian Linnet
male Eurasian Linnet
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Clade: Nine-primaried oscines
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Tribe: Carduelini
Genus: Linaria
Bechstein, 1802
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The genus Linaria is a genus of birds in the finch family Fringillidae found mostly in the Afrotropical and Europe and Asia. The genus contains the linnets and the Twite.

It contains the following species[1]:


  1. ^ John H. Boyd III (November 11, 2011). "CORE PASSEROIDEA II: Passeridae through Fringillidae". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 10-04-2020.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
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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