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Lamprospiza melanoleuca

Lamprospiza melanoleuca (*)

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: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea
Familia: Thraupidae
Genus: Lamprospiza
Species: Lamprospiza melanoleuca


Lamprospiza melanoleuca (Vieillot, 1817)


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The Red-billed Pied Tanager (Lamprospiza melanoleuca) is a small passerine bird, a member of the tanager family. It is the only member of the genus Lamprospiza.

The Red-billed Pied Tanager is 17 cm in length and weighs 34 g. It lives in the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil, Bolivia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru and Suriname. It occurs in groups of 3-6 individuals. It forages in mixed flocks for fruits in trees.


* BirdLife International (2004). Lamprospiza melanoleuca. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 05 May 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern

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