Megalaimidae

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Psilopogon virens, Binsar, Uttarakhand, India

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Piciformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Piciformes

Familia: Megalaimidae
Genera: Caloramphus – Psilopogon

Name[edit]

Megalaimidae Blyth, 1852

Typus[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Megalaimatidae (orth. err.)
  • Megalaiminae (pro subfamilia)

References[edit]

  • Catalogue of the birds in the Museum Asiatic Society: 65.
  • David, N. (2008). Megalaiminae: the correct subfamily-group name for the Asian barbets. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 128: 72.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Asian barbets
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