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Samoan flycatcher

Samoan flycatcher
in a Plate from Hartlaub and Finsch Beitrag zur fauna Centralpolynesiens. Ornithologie der Viti, Samoa und Tonga
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Myiagra
M. albiventris
Binomial name
Myiagra albiventris
(Peale, 1849)
  • Platyrhynchus albiventris

The Samoan flycatcher (Myiagra albiventris) is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to Samoa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rural gardens and is threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomy and systematics

The Samoan flycatcher was originally described in the genus Platyrhynchus. Alternate names include Samoan broadbill, Samoan Myiagra, Samoan Myiagra flycatcher and white-vented flycatcher.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Myiagra albiventris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22707393A94121152. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22707393A94121152.en. Retrieved 15 November 2021.

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