Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea
Familia: Emberizidae
Genus: Aimophila
Species: A. aestivalis - A. botterii - A. carpalis - A. cassinii - A. humeralis - A. mystacalis - A. notosticta - A. quinquestriata - A. rufescens - A. ruficauda - A. ruficeps - A. stolzmanni - A. strigiceps - A. sumichrasti


Aimophila Swainson, 1837


Aimophila is a genus of American sparrows. The derivation of the genus name is from aimos/αιμος 'thicket' and phila/φιλα 'loving'.[1]

Species in taxonomic order

* Stripe-capped Sparrow, Aimophila strigiceps
* Tumbes Sparrow, Aimophila stolzmanni
* Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Aimophila ruficeps
* Oaxaca Sparrow, Aimophila notosticta


1. ^ Holloway JE (2003). Dictionary of Birds of the United States: Scientific and Common Names. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. p. 17. ISBN 0881926000.

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