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: Muscicapoidea
Familia: Turdidae
Genus: Alethe
Species: A. castanea - A. choloensis - A. diademata - A. fuelleborni - A. poliocephala - A. poliophrys


Alethe Cassin, 1859


Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 11 p.43


The Alethes are small mainly insectivorous birds in the genus Alethe of the Old World flycatcher and chat family Muscicapidae. The genus is one of many chats moved from the thrush family to the flycatchers.

All are African species:

* Brown-chested Alethe, Alethe poliocephala
* Red-throated Alethe, Alethe poliophrys
* Cholo Alethe, Alethe choloensis
* White-chested Alethe, Alethe fuelleborni
* Fire-crested Alethe Alethe diademata

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