Vietnamese greenfinch

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Vietnamese greenfinch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Chloris
Species: C. monguilloti
Binomial name
Chloris monguilloti
(Delacour, 1926)
Synonyms

Carduelis monguilloti

The Vietnamese greenfinch (Chloris monguilloti) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found only in Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Origin of greenfinches[edit]

See desert finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta).

Phylogeny[edit]

Antonio Arnaiz-Villena et al. (2006) confirmed that canaries are the closest Fringillidae family relatives to goldfinches.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Carduelis monguilloti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Zamora, J; Moscoso J; Ruiz-del-Valle V; Ernesto L; Serrano-Vela JI; Ira-Cachafeiro J; Arnaiz-Villena A (2006). "Conjoint mitochondrial phylogenetic trees for canaries Serinus spp. and goldfinches Carduelis spp. show several specific polytomies" (PDF). Ardeola. 53 (1): 1–17.