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Pomarea

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: Monarchidae
Genus: Pomarea
Species: P. dimidiata - P. iphis - P. mendozae - P. nigra - P. whitneyi

Name

Pomarea Bonaparte, 1854

Reference

Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaire des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences [Paris] 38 p.650

Pomarea is a genus of bird in the monarch flycatcher family Monarchidae. The genus is restricted to the islands of Polynesia. The monarchs of this genus are around 15–19 cm long and most have sexually dimorphic plumage.

The genus is highly threatened, with two species listed as critically endangered, two are endangered and one is vulnerable. Additionally four species have already become extinct. The principal threat to all these species is predation by the introduced black rat.

* Pomarea
o Rarotonga Monarch (Pomarea dimidiata)
o Eiao Monarch (Pomarea fluxa)†
o Iphis Monarch (Pomarea iphis)
o Marquesan Monarch (Pomarea mendozae)
o Ua Pou Monarch (Pomarea mira)†
o Tahiti Monarch (Pomarea nigra)
o Nuku Hiva Monarch (Pomarea nukuhivae)†
o Maupiti Monarch (Pomarea pomarea)†
o Fatuhiva Monarch (Pomarea whitneyi)

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