Lipaugus

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Typical pihas
Piauhau roux.JPG
Rufous piha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Lipaugus
F. Boie, 1828

Lipaugus is a genus of birds in the family Cotingidae. Established by Friedrich Boie in 1828, it contains the following species:[1]

Two former Lipaugus species are now in the genus Snowornis.[2] The name Lipaugus is a Greek lipaugēs, meaning "dark" or "devoid of light".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Lipaugus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Ridgely, Robert S.; Tudor, Guy (2009). Field Guide to the Songbirds of South America: The Passerines. Austin, TX, US: University of Texas Press. p. 228. ISBN 978-0-292-71748-0. 
  3. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 397. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.