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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: Tyrannides
Parvordo: Tyrannida

Familia: Tyrannidae
Subfamilia: Fluvicolinae
Genus: Xolmis
Species: X. irupero – X. velatus

Species transferred to Nengetus: X. cinereus
Species transferred to Pyrope: X. pyrope
Species transferred to Neoxolmis: X. coronatus - X. rubetra - X. salinarum

Name

Xolmis F. Boie, 1826

Typus: Tyrannus irupero Vieillot, 1823 = Xolmis irupero

Synonyms

Taenioptera Bonaparte, 1830
Pepoaza d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837 Mag.Zool. p. 61 BHL
Hydrozetetes Bonaparte, 1854 Ann.Sci.Nat., Zool. p. 133 BHL
Hemipenthica Cabanis & Heine Sr, 1859 Mus.Hein. p. 43 BHL
Xolmus [variation]

References
Primary references

Boie, F. 1826. Generalübersicht der ornithologischen Ordnungen, Familien und Gattungen. Isis, oder Encyclopädische Zeitung von Oken 19: 969–981. BHLReference page. First availability p. 973, footnote 2 BHL

Additional references

Ohlson, J.I., Irestedt, M., Batalha-Filho, H., Ericson. P.G.P. & Fjeldså, J. 2020. A revised classification of the fluvicoline tyrant flycatchers (Passeriformes, Tyrannidae, Fluvicolinae) Zootaxa 4747(1): 167-176 DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4747.1.7 Open access Reference page.
Chesser, R.T., Harvey, M.G., Brumfield, R.T. & Derryberry, E.T. 2020. A revised classification of the Xolmiini (Aves: Tyrannidae: Fluvicolinae), including a new genus for Muscisaxicola fluviatilis. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 133(1):35-48 DOI: 10.2988/20-00005 Paywall Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Monjitas
español: Monjitas; viuditas
português: Noivinhas

Xolmis is a genus of South American birds in the tyrant flycatcher family Tyrannidae.

These are relative large flycatchers that are found in fairly open habitats. Most have black, grey and white plumage.[1]

The genus contains two species:[2]

White-rumped monjita (Xolmis velatus)
White monjita (Xolmis irupero)

References

Ridgely, Robert S.; Tudor, Guy (2009). Birds of South America: Passerines. Helm Field Guides. London: Christopher Helm. p. 461. ISBN 978-1-408-11342-4.
Gill, Frank; Donsker, David; Rasmussen, Pamela, eds. (July 2021). "Tyrant flycatchers". IOC World Bird List Version 11.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 26 July 2021.

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