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Eurillas

Eurillas
Little greenbul, Eurillas virens
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Eurillas
Oberholser, 1899
Type species
Andropadas virens
(Little greenbul)
Cassin, 1857
Species

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Eurillas is a genus of greenbuls, passerine birds in the bulbul family Pycnonotidae.

Taxonomy

The genus Eurillas was introduced in 1899 by the American ornithologist Harry C. Oberholser with the little greenbul as the type species.[1] The genus name combines the Ancient Greek eurus meaning "broad" or "wide" and illas meaning "thrush".[2]

This genus was formerly synonymized with the genus Andropadus. A molecular phylogenetic study of the bulbul family published in 2007 found that Andropadus was polyphyletic.[3] In the revision to the generic classification five species were moved from Andropadus to the resurrected genus Eurillas.[4]

Species

The genus contains five species:[4]

References

  1. ^ Oberholser, Harry C. (1899). "Notes on birds from the Cameroons district, West Africa". Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 22 (1180): 11–19 [15].
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 153. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.
  3. ^ Johansson, U.S.; Fjeldså, J.; Lokugalappatti, L.G.S.; Bowie, R.C.K. (2007). "A nuclear DNA phylogeny and proposed taxonomic revision of African greenbuls (Aves, Passeriformes, Pycnonotidae)". Zoologica Scripta. 36 (5): 417–427. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2007.00290.x.
  4. ^ a b Gill, Frank; Donsker, David; Rasmussen, Pamela, eds. (January 2021). "Bulbuls". IOC World Bird List Version 11.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  • Moyle, R. G., and B. D. Marks. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships of the bulbuls (Aves: Pycnonotidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40: 687–695.


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