Order Passeriformes

Family Mitrospingidae

Mitrospingid Tanagers
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General

Previously included in Thraupidae, but removed on basis of genetic data#R#R; subsequent molecular study#R places these genera together in a separate small family, as sister to the pairing of Cardinalidae and Thraupidae.

Recommended citation

(2017). Mitrospingid Tanagers (Mitrospingidae). 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/1343559 on 28 May 2017).