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Sibias
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White-eared Sibia
Heterophasia auricularis
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Sylvioidea
Clade: Babbler clade
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Heterophasia
Blyth, 1842
Synonyms

Leioptila
Malacias

Heterophasia, the sibias, is a bird genus in the family Leiothrichidae. By some, the genus is considered monotypic, including only H. picaoides.[1]

Taxonomy

White-eared, Rufous, Grey, Dark-backed, Black-headed and Beautiful were formerly in Malacias and Rufous-backed was formerly in Leioptila,[2] and now in the genus Minla.[3] Black-headed was formerly considered conspecific with Dark-backed.[4]

Species

It contains the following species:

In other genera:[3]

References

  1. ^ Collar, N. & Robson, C. (2016). Long-tailed Sibia (Heterophasia picaoides). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/59660 on 4 March 2016).
  2. ^ Collar, N. & Robson, C. (2016). Rufous-backed Sibia (Leioptila annectens). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/59667 on 4 March 2016).
  3. ^ a b John H. Boyd III (December 11, 2011). "SYLVIODEA III: Sylviidae through Leiothrichidae". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 22-11-2019.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ Collar, N. & Robson, C. (2016). Black-headed Sibia (Malacias desgodinsi). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/59663 on 4 March 2016).
  • Collar, N. J. & Robson C. (2007). Family Picathartidae (Picathartes) pp. 70 – 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 9788496553422



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