Spot-winged grosbeak

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Spot-winged grosbeak
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Mycerobas
Species: M. melanozanthos
Binomial name
Mycerobas melanozanthos
Hodgson, 1836

The spot-winged grosbeak (Mycerobas melanozanthos) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family, found in middle to higher elevations. It is found in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Phylogeny[edit]

Eophona genus goes together with Mycerobas genus. Both genera form a single phylogenetic group.[2]

Spot-winged grosbeak

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Mycerobas melanozanthos". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Arnaiz-Villena, A.; Guillén, J.; Ruiz-del-Valle, V.; Lowy, E.; Zamora, J.; Varela, P.; Stefani, D.; Allende, L. M. (2001). "Phylogeography of crossbills, bullfinches, grosbeaks, and rosefinches". Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 58 (8): 1159–1166. doi:10.1007/PL00000930. PMID 11529508.