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Dicrurus forficatus

Dicrurus forficatus (*)

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: Corvida
Superfamilia: Corvoidea
Familia: Dicruridae
Genus: Dicrurus
Species: Dicrurus forficatus
Subspecies: D. f. forficatus - D. f. potior

Name

Dicrurus forficatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Vernacular names

Reference

Systema Naturae ed.12 p.134

The Crested Drongo (Dicrurus forficatus) is a species of bird in the Dicruridae family. It is found in Comoros, Madagascar, and Mayotte. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and dry savanna.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Dicrurus forficatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.

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