Order Passeriformes

Family Sapayoidae

Sapayoa
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General

Previously included in either Pipridae or Tyrannidae, both likewise occurring exclusively in New World; recent genetic data, however, indicate that it belongs with the Old World suboscines#R#R#R, being closest to Eurylaimidae and Philepittidae, and meriting its own family#R#R.

Recommended citation

(2017). Sapayoa (Sapayoidae). 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/1343514 on 20 November 2017).