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Cassin's Sparrow, Peucaea cassinii.jpg
Peucaea cassinii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Genus: Peucaea
Audubon, 1839

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Peucaea is a genus of American sparrows. The species in this genus used to be included in the genus Aimophila.[1]

Species in taxonomic order[edit]


  1. ^ DaCosta, Jeffrey M.; Spellman, Garth M.; Escalante, Patricia; Klicka, John (1 March 2009). "A molecular systematic revision of two historically problematic songbird clades: Aimophila and Pipilo" (PDF). Journal of Avian Biology. 40 (2): 206–216. doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2009.04514.x. Retrieved 15 March 2013.