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Camaroptera brachyura -Mapungubwe National Park, Limpopo, South Africa-8.jpg
Grey-backed camaroptera (Camaroptera brevicaudata)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Camaroptera
Sundevall, 1850

Camaroptera is a genus of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It contains the following species:


  • Nguembock B.; Fjeldsa J.; Tillier A.; Pasquet E. (2007): A phylogeny for the Cisticolidae (Aves: Passeriformes) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence data, and a re-interpretation of a unique nest-building specialization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 272–286.