Order Passeriformes

Family Neosittidae

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Present family-group name has priority over Daphoenosittidae, even though genus-group name Daphoenositta has priority over Neositta.

  • 10-14 cm.
  • 1 genus, 3 species, 14 taxa.
  • 0 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Noske, R. (2019). Sittellas (Neosittidae). 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/52338 on 14 December 2019).