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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: Tityridae
Genus: Myiobius
Species: M. atricaudus – M. barbatus – M. sulphureipygius – M. villosus

Myiobius G.R. Gray, 1839 in Gould, 1839

Typus: Muscicapa barbata Gmelin, 1789 = Myiobius barbatus


Tyrannula Swainson, 1827


Gould, J. 1839. Part 3 Birds. In: The Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the years 1832-1836. Edited and superintended by Charles Darwin. Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1841. 156 pp., 50 tt. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.14216 BHL Reference page. First availability p. 46 BHL

Vernacular names
English: Flycatcher
español: Moscaretas

Myiobius is a genus of passerine birds in the family Tityridae. The genus was previously considered to belong to the Tyrannidae.

The genus Myiobius was erected in 1839 by George Robert Gray in the section on birds in The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle under the Command of Captain Fizroy R.N., during the years 1832-1836.[1][2] The type species is the whiskered myiobius.[3]

The genus contains four species:[4]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Myiobius villosus Tawny-breasted myiobius Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela
Myiobius sulphureipygius Sulphur-rumped myiobius Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama
Myiobius barbatus Whiskered myiobius Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela
Myiobius atricaudus - Black-tailed Flycatcher.JPG Myiobius atricaudus Black-tailed myiobius Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela.


Gould, John; Gray, George Robert (1839). The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle under the Command of Captain Fizroy R.N., during the years 1832-1836. Part 3 Birds. London: Smith, Elder and Co. p. 46.
Steinheimer, F.D.; Dickinson, E.C.; Walters, M. (2006). "The Zoology of the HMS Beagle. Part III. Bird: new avian names, their authorship and dates". Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club. 126 (3): 171–193 [177].
Dickinson, E.C.; Christidis, L., eds. (2014). The Howard & Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines (4th ed.). Eastbourne, UK: Aves Press. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-9568611-2-2.
Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2017). "Cotingas, manakins, tityras & becards". World Bird List Version 7.3. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 9 January 2018.

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