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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Apodidae
Genus: Hirundapus
Hodgson, 1837

Hirundapus is a genus of swifts in the family Apodidae. The name Hirundapus is constructed from the names of the swallow genus Hirundo and the swift genus Apus.[1]

It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 193. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.