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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: Tyranni
Infraordo: Eurylaimides
Superfamilia: Eurylaimoidea

Familia: Eurylaimidae
Genus: Eurylaimus
Species: E. javanicus - E. ochromalus

Eurylaimus Horsfield, 1821
Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1) 13 p. 170

Eurylaimus is a genus of broadbills (family Eurylaimidae) found in Southeast Asia. The name means ‘broad throat’, from the Greek eurus (εὐρύς, ‘broad, wide’) and laimos (λαιμός, ‘throat’).[1]

Taxonomy and systematics
Extant species

Two extant species are recognized:[2]

Image Scientific name Common name Distribution
Banded Broadbill (14184291444).jpg Eurylaimus javanicus Banded broadbill Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Black-and-Yellow Broadbill - Thailand H8O6740.jpg Eurylaimus ochromalus Black-and-yellow broadbill Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand

Former species

Formerly, some authorities also considered the following species (or subspecies) as species within the genus Eurylaimus:

Wattled broadbill (as Eurylaimus steerii)[3]
Visayan broadbill ( as Eurylaimus samarensis)[4]
Vanikoro flycatcher (as Platyrhynchos vanikorensis)[5]
Broad-billed flycatcher (as Platyrhynchos ruficollis)[6]
Satin flycatcher (as Platyrhynchos cyanoleucus)[7]


William Somerville Orr (1855). Orr's circle of the sciences: a series of treatises on the principles of science, with their application to practical pursuits. W.S. Orr & Company. p. 517.
"NZ wrens, broadbills & pittas « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
"Sarcophanops steerii - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
"Sarcophanops samarensis - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
"Myiagra vanikorensis - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
"Myiagra ruficollis - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
"Myiagra cyanoleuca - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-01-26.

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