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Crested Tit 2.jpg
Crested tit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paridae
Genus: Lophophanes
Kaup, 1829
  • L. cristatus
  • L. dichrous

Lophophanes is a small genus of birds in the Paridae family. The genus name is from the Ancient Greek lophos, "crest", and phaino', "to show".[1]

It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 230. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.