Male collared flycatcher Ficedula albicollis, photographed by Jiri Bohdal.

Belongs within: Muscicapidae.

Ficedula is a genus of flycatchers found in Eurasia and Africa. Species of Ficedula have a generalised appearance; some are strongly sexually dimorphic, with strikingly coloured males contrasting with drab females.

<==Ficedula Brisson 1760 [Ficedulinae] M02
    |  i. s.: F. basilanica JT12
    |         F. cyanomelana M03
    |         F. henrici JT12
    |         F. solitaris JT12
    |         F. speculigera JF06
    |--+--F. narcissina JT12
    |  `--F. zanthopygia JT12
    `--+--+--+--F. strophiata JT12 [=Muscicapa strophiata JF06]
       |  |  `--+--F. hodgsonii JT12
       |  |     `--F. mugimaki JT12
       |  `--+--F. hyperythra JT12
       |     `--+--+--F. crypta JT12
       |        |  `--‘Monticola’ rufocinereus (Rüppell 1837) JT12, S05 (see below for synonymy)
       |        `--+--+--F. dumetoria JT12
       |           |  `--F. platenae JT12
       |           `--+--F. harterti JT12
       |              `--F. timorensis JT12
       `--+--+--+--Muscicapella hodgsoni JT12
          |  |  `--+--F. bonthaina JT12
          |  |     `--F. buruensis JT12
          |  `--+--F. sapphira JT12
          |     `--+--F. superciliaris JT12
          |        `--+--F. rufigula JT12
          |           `--F. westermanni JT12
          `--+--F. tricolor JT12
             `--+--+--F. semitorquata JT12
                |  `--+--F. albicollis JT12
                |     `--F. hypoleuca (Pallas 1764) JT12, M02 [=Motacilla hypoleuca M02]
                `--+--F. subrubra JT12
                   `--+--F. albicilla JT12 [=F. parva albicilla VP89]
                      `--F. parva JT12

‘Monticola’ rufocinereus (Rüppell 1837) JT12, S05 [=Saxicola rufocinerea S05, S. semicinerea ms S05]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[JT12] Jetz, W., G. H. Thomas, J. B. Joy, K. Hartmann & A. Ø. Mooers. 2012. The global diversity of birds in space and time. Nature 491: 444-448.

[JF06] Jønsson, K. A., & J. Fjeldså. 2006. A phylogenetic supertree of oscine passerine birds. Zoologica Scripta 35: 149-186.

[M02] Mlíkovský, J. 2002. Cenozoic Birds of the World. Part 1: Europe. Ninox Press: Praha.

[M03] Morcombe, M. 2003. Field Guide to Australian Birds, 2nd ed. Steve Parish Publishing.

[S05] Steinheimer, F. D. 2005. Eduard Rüppel’s avian types at the Natural History Museum, Tring (Aves). Senckenbergiana Biologica 85 (2): 233-264.

[VP89] Viney, C., & K. Phillipps. 1989. Birds of Hong Kong 5th ed. Government Printer: Hong Kong.

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