Order Piciformes

Family Semnornithidae

Prong-billed Barbets
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Traditionally lumped into Capitonidae (which see). Genetic data suggest inconclusively that it may be sister to Ramphastidae#R#R or perhaps to both Ramphastidae and Capitonidae#R#R.

  • 1 genus, 2 species, 3 taxa.

Recommended citation

(2019). Prong-billed Barbets (Semnornithidae). 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/467070 on 11 December 2019).