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Red satinbird
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cnemophilidae
Genus: Cnemophilus
De Vis, 1890
Type species
Cnemophilus macgregorii[1]
De Vis, 1890

Cnemophilus is a genus of satinbirds in the family Cnemophilidae, in which all three species are native to New Guinea mountain slopes and highlands in tropical forests. The generic name Cnemophilus is Latin for "mountain/slope-lover".


The genus contains two species.[2]


  1. ^ "Cnemophilidae". The Trust for Avian Systematics. Retrieved 2023-07-16.
  2. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David; Rasmussen, Pamela, eds. (July 2023). "Australasian babblers, logrunners, satinbirds, berrypeckers, wattlebirds, whipbirds, jewel-babblers, quail-thrushes". IOC World Bird List Version 13.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 29 October 2023.
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