Campephaga

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Campephaga
Campephaga phoenicea.jpg
Red-shouldered cuckooshrike (Campephaga phoenicea)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Campephaga
Vieillot, 1816

Campephaga is a genus of bird in the cuckoo-shrike family Campephagidae. It contains the following species:[1]

The genus name is combination of two Greek words: kampe, meaning "caterpillar" and -phagos (from phagein) meaning "-eating".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Campephaga". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 87. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.