Streaked rosefinch

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Streaked rosefinch
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Carpodacus (but see text)
Species: C. rubicilloides
Binomial name
Carpodacus rubicilloides
Przewalski, 1876

The streaked rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilloides) is a true finch species (family Fringillidae). It is one of the rosefinches that might belong in the genus Rubicilla or Uragus.

It is found in Bhutan, China, India, and Nepal. Its natural habitat is boreal shrubland.


Carpodacus rubicilloides is genetically grouped with Uragus sibiricus and not with other Carpodacus finches.[2][3][4]


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  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Arnaiz-Villena, A; Gómez-Prieto P; Ruiz-de-Valle V (2009). "Phylogeography of finches and sparrows". Nova Science Publishers. ISBN 978-1-60741-844--3.