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Tephrodornithidae (lat.) is a family of passerine birds, proposed in 2006 on the basis of Moyle's molecular phylogenetic study, which showed that flycatchers and arboreal larvae are close relatives. As of June 2018, the genera of this family (Hemipus, Philentoma and Tephrodornis) are included in the Wang family.

Tephrodornithidae

Tephrodornithidae is a family of passerine birds proposed in 2006 based on Moyle's molecular phylogenetic study, which showed that flycatchers and arboreal larvae are close relatives. As of June 2018, the genera of this family are included in the Wang family.

1. Classification

As of June 2018, these 3 genera include the following species:

  • Hemipus hirundinaceus Temminck, 1822 - Black-winged flycatcher larvae
  • Hemipus picatus Sykes, 1832 - Bore-backed flycatcher larvae
  • Genus Hemipus Hodgson, 1844 - Flycatcher larvae
  • Philentoma velata Temminck, 1825 - Chestnut-breasted monarch
  • Philentoma pyrhoptera Temminck, 1836 - Chestnut-winged monarch
  • Genus Philentoma Eyton, 1845
  • Tephrodornis virgatus Temminck, 1824
  • Tephrodornis sylvicola Jerdon, 1839 - White-browed arboreal larvae
  • Tephrodornis pondicerianus J. F. Gmelin, 1789 - Brown-tailed arboreal larvae
  • Genus Tephrodornis Swainson, 1832 - Woody larvae
  • Tephrodornis affinis Blyth, 1847

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