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Category:Tityra - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Tityra



In the past, Tityras have been placed in both the Cotingidae and the tyrant flycatcher Tyrannidae family. New research however suggest a new family, Tityridae1. As the Opus follows Clements2 in terms of families and sequencing it adopts this treatment.

Genus Tityra viewedit
T. cayana Black-tailed Tityra
T. inquisitor Black-crowned Tityra
T. semifasciata Masked Tityra


  1. SACC discussion accepting family Tityridae including Tityra.
  2. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist.

Pages in category ‘Tityra’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.