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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Mesitornithiformes
Family: Mesitornithidae
Genus: Mesitornis
Bonaparte, 1855

Mesitornis is a genus of birds in the family Mesitornithidae. Both members of this genus are found in Madagascar.

There are two species:

There is only one other species of mesite, Subdesert Mesite (Monias benschi)

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