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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

Agricola Bonaparte, 1854
Bradornis Smith, 1847
Dioptrornis Fischer & Reichenow, 1884
Sigelus Cabanis, 1850

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

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

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

Melaenornis fischeri

species Melaenornis infuscatus (A. Smith, 1839) - Chat Flycatcher
species Melaenornis mariquensis (A. Smith, 1847) - Mariqua Flycatcher
species Melaenornis microrhynchus (Reichenow, 1887) - Large Flycatcher
species Melaenornis pallidus (von Müller, 1851) - Pale Flycatcher
species Melaenornis pammelaina (Stanley, 1814) - Southern Black-flycatcher
species Melaenornis silens (Shaw, 1809) - Fiscal Flycatcher

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1016606]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Melaenornis Gray, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1207208]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Bradornis Smith, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1260649]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Agricola Bonaparte, 1854]
Data retrieved on: 29 November 2019
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Melaenornis Gray, GR, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Sigelus Cabanis, 1850]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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