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Lysurus castaneiceps.jpg
Immature Lysurus castaneiceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Lysurus

Lysurus is a genus of bird in the Emberizidae family. Recent evidence indicates this genus should be merged into Arremon,[1] but if recognized as a valid genus, it contains the following species:


  1. ^ Cadena, C. D., J. Klicka and R. E. Ricklefs. (2007). Evolutionary differentiation in the Neotropical montane region: molecular phylogenetics and phylogeography of Buarremon brush-finches (Aves, Emberizidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 44(3): 993-1016.