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Vireolanius melitophrys

Vireolanius melitophrys

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: Eusaurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Corvida
Superfamilia: Corvoidea

Familia: Vireonidae
Genus: Vireolanius
Species: Vireolanius melitophrys
Subspecies: V. m. crossini – V. m. melitophrys – V. m. quercinus

Dubious taxon or synonym: V. m. goldmani


Vireolanius melitophrys Bonaparte, 1850

Bonaparte, C.L. 1850. Conspectus generum avium. Tome I. pp. [1–5], 1–543. Lugduni Batavorum (Leida). (E.J. Brill). Original description p.330 BHL Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Chestnut-sided shrike-vireo
español: Vireón pechicastaño

The chestnut-sided shrike-vireo (Vireolanius melitophrys) is a species of bird in the family Vireonidae. It is found in Guatemala and Mexico. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. With a length of 16.5 to 18 cm (6.5 to 7.1 in) and a mean body mass of 34.7 g (1.22 oz), this is probably the largest species of vireo.[2][3]

BirdLife International (2016). "Vireolanius melitophrys". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22705130A94001911. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22705130A94001911.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
Howell, S. N., & Webb, S. (1995). A guide to the birds of Mexico and northern Central America. Oxford University Press.
Dunning, John B. Jr., ed. (2008). CRC Handbook of Avian Body Masses (2nd ed.). CRC Press. ISBN 978-1-4200-6444-5.

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