Ampeliceps coronatus

Ampeliceps coronatus , Photo: Michael Lahanas

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: Sturnidae
Genus: Ampeliceps
Species: Ampeliceps coronatus


Ampeliceps coronatus Blyth, 1842

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The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 11 p.194


The Golden-crested Myna, Ampeliceps coronatus, is a species in the starling and myna family Sturnidae. It ranges from India to Vietnam and northern Malaysia, and has been introduced to the British Indian Ocean Territory. Its main habitat is subtropical and tropical moist lowland forest, but it is also found in heavily degraded former forest.[1]


1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2008). Ampeliceps coronatus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 2009-12-12.

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