Order Passeriformes

Family Hyliotidae

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In past, variously placed with Muscicapidae, Monarchidae or Platysteiridae, but differs in several respects from all of these. Molecular data#R indicate that it represents a very old oscine lineage with no known near relatives; perhaps closest to Stenostiridae, Paridae and Remizidae#R#R.

Recommended citation

(2019). Hyliotas (Hyliotidae). 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/1343532 on 11 December 2019).