Order Passeriformes

Family Mohouidae

Mohouas
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General

Previously included variously in Paridae, Timaliidae, Orthonychidae, Campephagidae, Sylviidae, Maluridae or Acanthizidae; in recent times, usually in Pachycephalidae. Several studies suggest it has no close relatives, and is best treated as a separate family, basal to core corvoids#R#R#R.

Recommended citation

(2017). Mohouas (Mohouidae). 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/1343519 on 24 June 2017).