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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
Infraordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Muscicapoidea

Familia: Turdidae
Genus: Entomodestes
Species: E. coracinus - E. leucotis

Entomodestes Stejneger, 1883

Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 5(1882) p. 456

Entomodestes is a small genus of birds in the thrush family. They are found in humid Andean highland forest in South America. The two species both have black underparts and head, and a white patch on the lower face, but differ in the colour of the back.

Image Common Name Scientific name Distribution
Black solitaire Entomodestes coracinus Colombia and Ecuador.
Entomodestes leucotis 66722235.jpg White-eared solitaire Entomodestes leucotis Bolivia and Peru


BirdLife International 2004. Entomodestes leucotis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.
BirdLife International 2004. Entomodestes coracinus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.

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