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Prionops plumatus.jpg
White-crested helmetshrike
Prionops plumatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Prionopidae
Genus: Prionops
Vieillot, 1816

The typical helmetshrikes, Prionops, form a bird genus in the helmetshrike family Prionopidae. They were for long usually included in the Malaconotidae. They contains the following species: