Superb bird-of-paradise
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Corvida
Superfamily: Corvoidea
Family: Paradisaeidae
Subfamily: Paradisaeinae
Genus: Lophorina
Vieillot, 1816

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Superb birds-of-paradise, Lophorina is a genus of birds-of-paradise in the Paradisaeinae subfamily.


Based on Irestedt et al. (2017),[2] the Superb Bird-of-paradise, Lophorina superba has been split into:


  1. ^ "Lophorina superba". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Irestedt, M., H. Batalha-Filho, P.G.P. Ericson, L. Christidis, and R. Schodde (2017), Phylogeny, biogeography and taxonomic consequences in a bird-of-paradise species complex, Lophorina--Ptiloris (Aves: Paradisaeidae), Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 20, 1-32.

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