Taxon profile


Oenanthe Vieillot, 1816

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Muscicapidae - chats and Old World flycatchers »  subfamily Saxicolinae

Scientific synonyms

Cercomela Bonaparte, 1856

Type taxon:Turdus leucurus J. F. Gmelin, 1789

Included taxa

Number of records: 34

species Oenanthe albifrons (Rüppell, 1837) - White-fronted Black Chat
species Oenanthe albonigra (Hume, 1872) - Hume's Wheatear
species Oenanthe bottae (Bonaparte, 1854) - Red-breasted Wheatear

Oenanthe bottae

species Oenanthe chrysopygia (de Filippi, 1863) - Red-tailed Wheatear
species Oenanthe cypriaca (Homeyer, 1884) - Cyprus Wheatear
species Oenanthe deserti (Temminck, 1825) - Desert Wheatear

Oenanthe deserti

species Oenanthe dubia (Blundell & Lovat, 1899) - Sombre Rock Chat

Oenanthe dubia

species Oenanthe familiaris (Wilkes, 1817) - Familiar Chat

Oenanthe familiaris

species Oenanthe finschii (Heuglin, 1869) - Finsch's Wheatear
species Oenanthe fusca (Blyth, 1851) - Brown Rock Chat
species Oenanthe halophila (Tristram, 1859) - Western Mourning Wheatear

Oenanthe halophila

species Oenanthe heuglinii (Finsch & Hartlaub, 1870) - Heuglin's Wheatear
species Oenanthe hispanica (Linnaeus, 1758) - Western Black-eared Wheatear

Oenanthe hispanica

species Oenanthe isabellina (Temminck, 1829) - Isabelline Wheatear

Oenanthe isabellina

species Oenanthe leucopyga (C. L. Brehm, 1855) - White-crowned Wheatear

Oenanthe leucopyga

species Oenanthe leucura (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Black Wheatear

Oenanthe leucura

species Oenanthe lugens (M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823) - Mourning Wheatear
species Oenanthe lugentoides (Seebohm, 1881) - Arabian Wheatear
species Oenanthe lugubris (Rüppell, 1837) - Abyssinian Wheatear
species Oenanthe melanoleuca (Güldenstädt, 1775) - Eastern Black-eared Wheatear

Oenanthe melanoleuca

species Oenanthe melanura (Temminck, 1824) - Blackstart

Oenanthe melanura

species Oenanthe moesta (M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823) - Red-rumped Wheatear
species Oenanthe monacha (Temminck, 1825) - Hooded Wheatear
species Oenanthe oenanthe (Linnaeus, 1758) - Northern Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe

species Oenanthe phillipsi (Shelley, 1885) - Somali Wheatear
species Oenanthe picata (Blyth, 1847) - Variable Wheatear

Oenanthe picata

species Oenanthe pileata (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Capped Wheatear

Oenanthe pileata

species Oenanthe pleschanka (Lepechin, 1770) - Pied Wheatear

Oenanthe pleschanka

species Oenanthe scotocerca (Heuglin, 1869) - Brown-tailed Rock Chat
species Oenanthe seebohmi (Dixon, 1882)
species Oenanthe warriae Shirihai & Kirwan, 2011 - Basalt Wheatear
species Oenanthe xanthoprymna (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) - Kurdish Wheatear

Fossil taxa

species Oenanthe kormosi Kessler, 2013
Tertiary: Upper Miocene
species Oenanthe pongraczi Kessler, 2013

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1208347]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Oenanthe Vieillot, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [36b2c0d7-bc8b-4ee1-8253-dc7b18677cb9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Oenanthe Vieillot, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Oenanthe Vieillot, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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