Order Passeriformes

Family Calyptophilidae

Chat-tanagers
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General

Previously included in Thraupidae. Recent genetic study supports treatment in a separate family, with closest relatives either in Caribbean assemblage centred on Phaenicophilidae or in Mitrospingidae–Cardinalidae–Thraupidae group#R.

Recommended citation

(2017). Chat-tanagers (Calyptophilidae). 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/1343558 on 28 July 2017).