Taxon profile


cardinals, grosbeaks and allies
Cardinalidae Ridgway, 1901

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds

Scientific synonyms



Functions restricted to taxon Cardinalidae

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Included taxa

Number of records: 12

genus Cardinalis Bonaparte, 1838
genus Caryothraustes Reichenbach, 1850
genus Cyanocompsa Cabanis, 1861
genus Cyanoloxia Bonaparte, 1850
genus Parkerthraustes Remsen, 1997
genus Passerina Vieillot, 1816
genus Periporphyrus Reichenbach, 1850
genus Pheucticus Reichenbach, 1850
genus Porphyrospiza Sclater & Salvin, 1873
genus Rhodothraupis Ridgway, 1898
genus Saltator Vieillot, 1816
genus Spiza Bonaparte, 1824

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Cardinalidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Cardinalidae Ridgway, 1901]

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