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Sharpbill
Sharpbill
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Tyranni
Infraorder: Tyrannides
Parvorder: Tyrannida
Family: Oxyruncidae
Ridgway, 1906
Genus: Oxyruncus
Temminck, 1820
Species: O. cristatus
Binomial name
Oxyruncus cristatus
Swainson, 1821
Synonyms

Cotingidae
Tityridae
Tyrannidae

Sharpbill, Oxyruncus cristatus, is a species of cotinga-like bird in its own family, Oxyruncidae and genus, Oxyruncus. It was once considered a cotinga, tyrant flycatcher or tityrid.[2][3] There are six subspecies.[4]

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References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Oxyruncus cristatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Ericson, P. G. P., D. Zuccon, U. S. Johansson, H. Alvarenga, and R. O. Prum. 2006. Higher-level phylogeny and morphological evolution of tyrant flycatchers, cotingas, manakins, and their allies (Aves: Tyrannida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40:471-483.
  3. ^ Ohlson, J. I., R. O. Prum, and P. G. P. Ericson. 2007. A molecular phylogeny of the cotingas (Aves: Cotingidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42:25-37.
  4. ^ Brooke, M. (2004). Sharpbill (Oxyruncus cristatus). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2014). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/56991 on 10 August 2015).

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