Aegithalos

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Aegithalos
Aegithalos caudatus cocked head.jpg
Long-tailed Tit (A. caudatus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Aegithalidae
Genus: Aegithalos
Hermann, 1804
Species

7-8, see text

Synonyms

Orites G.R.Gray, 1841 (non Keyserling & Blasius, 1840: preoccupied; non Moehring, 1758: suppressed)

Aegithalos is a songbird genus in the family Aegithalidae.

It contains the following species:

Fossil record[edit]

Aegithalos gaspariki (Late Miocene of Polgardi, Hungary) [1]

Aegithalos congruis (Pliocene of Csarnota, Hungary) [2]

  1. ^ Kessler, E. 2013. Neogene songbirds (Aves, Passeriformes) from Hungary. – Hantkeniana, Budapest, 2013, 8: 37-149.
  2. ^ Kessler, E. 2013. Neogene songbirds (Aves, Passeriformes) from Hungary. – Hantkeniana, Budapest, 2013, 8: 37-149.