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Cinclidium leucurum male - Ang Khang.jpg
White-tailed robin
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Myiomela
G.R. Gray, 1846

Myiomela is a genus of bird in the family Muscicapidae, some members have sometimes been included in the genus Cinclidium and the phylogeny has not been resolved completely.[1][2]

The genus currently includes the following species:[3]

Species from southern India that were tentatively placed in this genus are now treated in the genus Sholicola.[4]


  1. ^ Deignan HG; Paynter HG, Jr.; Ripley SD (1964). Check-list of birds of the World. Volume 10. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Museum of Comparative Zoology. pp. 81–82. 
  2. ^ Sangster, G.; Alström, P.; Forsmark, E.; Olsson, U. (2010). "Multi-locus phylogenetic analysis of Old World chats and flycatchers reveals extensive paraphyly at family, subfamily and genus level (Aves: Muscicapidae)". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 57 (1): 380–392. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2010.07.008. PMID 20656044. 
  3. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Chats, Old World flycatchers". World Bird List Version 6.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 20 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Robin, V.V.; Vishnudas, C. K.; Gupta, Pooja; Rheindt, Frank E.; Hooper, Daniel M.; Ramakrishnan, Uma; Reddy, Sushma (2017). "Two new genera of songbirds represent endemic radiations from the Shola Sky Islands of the Western Ghats, India". BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17. doi:10.1186/s12862-017-0882-6.