Order Passeriformes

Family Modulatricidae

Spot-throat and allies
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General

Newly erected family#R comprising three monospecific genera removed here from Timaliidae; recent molecular studies#R#R reveal them to be most closely related to Promeropidae, wherein they are sometimes placed#R.

Recommended citation

(2017). Spot-throat and allies (Modulatricidae). 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/1343548 on 17 November 2017).