Order Passeriformes

Family Elachuridae

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Sole representative of this newly erected, monotypic family was traditionally placed in Timaliidae (often in Spelaeornis); however, recent molecular study suggests it represents a relict basal lineage within Passerida, with no close extant relatives#R.

Recommended citation

(2019). Elachura (Elachuridae). 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 https://www.hbw.com/node/1343547 on 11 December 2019).