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genus

Melaenornis Gray, 1840

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Muscicapidae - chats, old world flycatchers »  subfamily Muscicapinae

Scientific synonyms

Dioptrornis Fischer & Reichenow, 1884
Empidornis Reichenow, 1901

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Melaenornis annamarulae Forbes-Watson, 1970 - West African Black-flycatcher
species Melaenornis ardesiacus Berlioz, 1936 - Yellow-eyed Black-flycatcher
species Melaenornis brunneus (Cabanis, 1886) - Angola Slaty-flycatcher
species Melaenornis chocolatinus (Rüppell, 1840) - Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher
species Melaenornis edolioides (Swainson, 1837) - Northern Black-flycatcher

Melaenornis edolioides - Northern Black-flycatcher

species Melaenornis fischeri (Reichenow, 1884) - White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher

Melaenornis fischeri - White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher

species Melaenornis pammelaina (Stanley, 1814) - Southern Black-flycatcher
species Melaenornis semipartitus Rüppell, 1840 - Silverbird

Melaenornis semipartitus - Silverbird


Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Dioptrornis Fischer, GA & Reichenow, 1884]
Data retrieved on: 14 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Melaenornis Gray, GR, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Empidornis Reichenow, 1901]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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