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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: Falconiformes
Familia: Falconidae
Subfamilia: Falconinae
Tribus: Falconini
Genus: Microhierax
Species: M. caerulescens - M. erythrogenys - M. fringillarius - M. latifrons - M. melanoleucos


Microhierax Sharpe, 1874


Catalogue of Birds in the British Museum 1 p.366

The typical falconets, Microhierax, are a genus of bird of prey in the Falconidae family.

The world's smallest carnivorous birds are the Black-thighed Falconet found throughout Southeast Asia, and the White-fronted Falconet on the island of Borneo. The average size is about 15 cm (6 in.), and weight 35 g (1.23 oz.).


* Collared Falconet, Microhierax caerulescens
* Black-thighed Falconet, Microhierax fringillarius
* White-fronted Falconet, Microhierax latifrons
* Philippine Falconet, Microhierax erythrogenys
* Pied Falconet, Microhierax melanoleucus

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