White Helmetshrike
Prionops plumatus
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Corvida
Superfamily: Malaconotoidea
Family: Vangidae
Subfamily: Prionopinae
Bonaparte, 1853
Genus: Prionops
Vieillot, 1816

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The typical helmetshrikes, Prionops, form a bird genus in the helmetshrike family Prionopidae. They were for long usually included in the Malaconotidae. They contains the following species:


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