Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Drepanidinae
Genus: Xestospiza
Storrs L. Olson & Helen F. James

Xestospiza conica
Xestospiza fastigialis

Xestospiza is a genus containing two species of birds with cone-shaped bills that were described on the basis of fossils. They were possibly insectivores. It consists of the following:


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