Lophospingus

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Lophospingus
Lophospingus griseocristatus 1847.jpg
Grey-crested finch (Lophospingus griseocristatus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Lophospingus
Cabanis, 1878

Lophospingus is a genus of bird in the family Thraupidae. Established by Jean Cabanis in 1878, it contains the following species:[1]

Sometimes classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, more recent studies have shown that these birds belongs in the tanager family.

References[edit]

Black-crested finch (Lophospingus pusillus).