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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: Coraciiformes
Familia: Brachypteraciidae
Genus: Brachypteracias
Species: Brachypteracias leptosomus

Name

Brachypteracias Lafresnaye, 1834

References

Lafresnaye, 1834. Magasin de Zoologie 4 cl.2 textpl.31,32

Brachypteracias is a small genus of birds in the ground-roller family Brachypteraciidae. The genus is endemic to Madagascar.
Species

There are two species:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Brachypteracias langrandi — Goodman, 2000 Ampoza ground roller Madagascar.
Short-legged Ground-roller, Masoala National Park, Madagascar.jpg Brachypteracias leptosomus — (Lesson, 1833) Short-legged ground roller Madagascar.

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