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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: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Sylvioidea
Familia: Timaliidae
Genus: Yuhina
Species: Y. bakeri - Y. brunneiceps - Y. castaniceps - Y. diademata - Y. everetti - Y. flavicollis - Y. gularis - Y. humilis - Y. nigrimenta - Y. occipitalis - Y. zantholeuca


Yuhina Hodgson, 1836


Asiatick Researches 19 p.165 pl.9 fig.

Yuhina (from yuhin, Nepali for Y. gularis)[1] is a genus of bird in the Timaliidae family.

It contains the following species:

* Striated Yuhina (Yuhina castaniceps)
* Chestnut-crested Yuhina (Yuhina everetti)
* White-naped Yuhina (Yuhina bakeri)
* Whiskered Yuhina (Yuhina flavicollis)
* Burmese Yuhina (Yuhina humilis)
* Stripe-throated Yuhina (Yuhina gularis)
* White-collared Yuhina (Yuhina diademata)
* Rufous-vented Yuhina (Yuhina occipitalis)
* Taiwan Yuhina (Yuhina brunneiceps)
* Black-chinned Yuhina (Yuhina nigrimenta)

The White-bellied Yuhina (Erpornis zantholeuca) was formerly in this genus.


1. ^ Jobling, James A. (1991). A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. Oxford University Press. p. 252. ISBN 0 19 854634 3.

* Collar, N. J. & Robson, C. 2007. Family Timaliidae (Babblers) Pp. 70 - 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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