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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Macrosphenidae
Genus: Macrosphenus
Cassin, 1859

Macrosphenus is a genus of African warblers, formerly placed in the Sylviidae family. The genus is one of two in that family known as longbills.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

Extant species[edit]

The genus contains five species:[1]

Former species[edit]

Some authorities, either presently or formerly, recognize several additional species as belonging to the genus Macrosphenus including: