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Olive flyrobin

Olive flyrobin
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Petroicidae
Genus: Kempiella
K. flavovirescens
Binomial name
Kempiella flavovirescens
(G. R. Gray, 1858)

Microeca flavovirescens

The olive flyrobin (Kempiella flavovirescens) is a species of bird in the Australasian robin family Petroicidae that is found in New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The olive flyrobin was formerly placed in the genus Microeca. It was moved to the resurrected genus Kempiella, that had originally been introduced by the Australian ornithologist, Gregory Mathews, based on the results of a molecular phylogenetic study published in 2011.[2][3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Kempiella flavovirescens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22704786A118821807. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22704786A118821807.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ Christidis, L.; Irestedt, M.; Rowe, D.; Boles, W.E.; Norman, J.A. (2011). "Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA phylogenies reveal a complex evolutionary history in the Australasian robins (Passeriformes: Petroicidae)". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 61 (3): 726–738. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.08.014. PMID 21867765.
  3. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2019). "Australasian robins, rockfowl, rockjumpers, Rail-babbler". World Bird List Version 9.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 17 June 2019.

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