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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Corvida
Superfamilia: Corvoidea

Familia: Corvidae
Genus: Crypsirina
Species: C. cucullata – C. temia
Name

Crypsirina Vieillot, 1816

Typus: Crypsirina temia

References

Vieillot, L.J.P. 1816. Analyse d'une nouvelle ornithologie élémentaire. 70 pp. Paris: Deterville. : 36 BHL Reference page.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Rakettschwanzelstern
English: Treepie
Esperanto: Arbopigoj
فارسی: زاغ‌های خاور دور
suomi: Melaharakat
latviešu: Raketastes koku žagatas
svenska: Spatelstjärtsskator
中文: 盘尾树鹊属

Crypsirina is a small genus of long-tailed passerine birds in the crow and jay family, Corvidae. The two species are highly arboreal and rarely come to the ground to feed.[1] The generic name is derived from the Greek words kruptō, meaning "to conceal," and rhis or rhinos, meaning "nostrils".[2]

They are:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Crypsirina temia.jpg Crypsirina temia Racket-tailed treepie southern Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Indo-China, Sumatra, Java and Bali
Hooded Treepie.jpg Crypsirina cucullata Hooded treepie Burma

The racket-tailed treepie, formerly placed in Dendrocitta, is an all-black Southeast Asian species. The grey and black hooded treepie is endemic to Myanmar.
References

Madge, Steve; Burn, Hilary (1994). Crows and Jays: A Guide to the Crows, Jays and Magpies of the World. Christopher Helm. ISBN 0-7136-3999-7.
Jobling, James (2010). Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. Christopher Helm. p. 128. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.

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