Dusky grasswren Amytornis purnelli, from Christopher Watson.

Belongs within: Euoscines.
Contains: Acanthizidae, Meliphagidae, Malurus.

The Meliphagoidea is a clade of birds found in the Australasian region, supported by molecular analysis. The clade includes the honeyeaters (Meliphagidae), fairy wrens (Maluridae), pardalotes (Pardalotus), Australasian warblers (Acanthizidae) and bristlebirds (Dasyornis).

    |--+--Dasyornis Vigors & Horsfield 1827 JF06, B94 [Dasyornithidae, Dasyornithinae]
    |  |    |--D. brachypterus (Latham 1801) WS48 [=Turdus brachypterus WS48; incl. D. brachypterus monoides M03]
    |  |    `--+--D. broadbenti (McCoy 1867) [=Sphenura broadbenti] WS48
    |  |       |    |--D. b. broadbenti M03
    |  |       |    |--D. b. caryochrous M03
    |  |       |    `--D. b. litoralis (Milligan 1902) [=Sphenura litoralis] WS48
    |  |       `--D. longirostris Gould 1840 JT12, WS48 (see below for synonymy)
    |  `--+--Acanthizidae JF06
    |     `--+--Meliphagidae JF06
    |        `--Pardalotus Vieillot 1816 JF06, B94 [Pardalotidae, Pardalotinae]
    |             |  i. s.: P. melanocephalus Gould 1838 WS48 (see below for synonymy)
    |             |         P. quadragintus M03
    |             |         P. substriatus Mathews 1912 [=P. striatus substriatus] WS48
    |             |           |--P. s. substriatus WS48
    |             |           `--P. s. murchisoni Mathews 1912 (see below for synonymy) WS48
    |             |         P. xanthopygus McCoy 1867 WS48 [=P. punctatus xanthopygus M03]
    |             |--P. rubricatus Gould 1838 JT12, WS48 (see below for synonymy)
    |             |    |--P. r. rubricatus M03
    |             |    `--P. r. yorki M03
    |             `--+--P. punctatus (Shaw 1792) JT12, WS48 (see below for synonymy)
    |                |    |--P. p. punctatus M03
    |                |    `--P. p. militaris M03
    |                `--P. striatus JT12
    |                     |--P. s. striatus M03
    |                     |--P. s. melvillensis M03
    |                     |--P. s. ornatus M03
    |                     `--P. s. uropygialis M03
    `--Maluridae [Malurinae, Waluridae] BB05
         |  i. s.: Sipodotus wallacii JT12
         |         Clytomyias insignis JT12
         |--+--Malurus JF06
         |  `--Stipiturus Lesson 1831 JF06, B94 [Stipituridae]
         |       |--S. ruficeps Campbell 1899 JT12, WS48
         |       `--+--S. malachurus (Shaw 1798) JT12, WS48 [=Muscicapa malachura WS48]
         |          |    |--S. m. malachurus M03
         |          |    |--S. m. halmaturinus M03
         |          |    |--S. m. hartogi Carter 1916 WS48
         |          |    |--S. m. intermedius M03
         |          |    |--S. m. littleri M03
         |          |    |--S. m. medius Mathews 1919 [=S. m. media] WS48
         |          |    |--S. m. parimeda M03
         |          |    |--S. m. polionotum M03
         |          |    `--S. m. westernensis Campbell 1912 [incl. S. malachurus rothschildi Mathews 1912] WS48
         |          `--S. mallee JT12
         `--Amytornis Stejneger 1885 JF06, B94 [Amytornithidae]
              |--A. barbatus JT12
              |    |--A. b. barbatus M03
              |    `--A. b. diamantina M03
              `--+--+--A. merrotsyi JT12 [=A. striatus merrotsyi M03]
                 |  `--+--A. striatus (Gould 1839) JT12, WS48 [=Dasyornis striatus WS48]
                 |     |    |--A. s. striatus M03
                 |     |    `--A. s. whitei Mathews 1910 [incl. A. striatus oweni Mathews 1911] WS48
                 |     `--+--A. dorotheae JT12
                 |        `--A. woodwardi JT12
                 `--+--A. textilis (Dumont 1824) JT12, WS48 [=Malurus textilis WS48]
                    |    |--A. t. textilis (see below for synonymy) WS48
                    |    |--A. t. modesta M03
                    |    `--A. t. myall M03
                    `--+--A. housei (Milligan 1902) JT12, WS48 (see below for synonymy)
                       `--+--A. goyderi JT12
                          `--+--A. ballarae JT12 [=A. purnelli ballarae M03]
                             `--A. purnelli JT12

Amytornis housei (Milligan 1902) JT12, WS48 [=Amytis housei WS48; incl. Magnamytis kimberleyi Mathews 1923 WS48]

Amytornis textilis textilis [incl. Diaphorillas textilis carteri Mathews 1917, Amytis gigantura Milligan 1901, Amytis macrourus Gould 1847, Diaphorillas textilis morgani Mathews 1912, Amytis varia Carter 1908] WS48

Dasyornis longirostris Gould 1840 JT12, WS48 [=D. brachypterus longirostris WS48; incl. D. longirostris mastersi Mathews 1923 WS48]

Pardalotus melanocephalus Gould 1838 WS48 [=P. striatus melanocephalus M03; incl. P. melanocephalus inexpectatus Mathews 1912 WS48, P. melanocephalus pilbarra Mathews 1923 WS48, P. melanocephalus tormenti Mathews 1912 WS48]

Pardalotus punctatus (Shaw 1792) JT12, WS48 [=Pipra punctata WS48; incl. Pa. punctatus whitlocki Mathews 1912 WS48]

Pardalotus rubricatus Gould 1838 JT12, WS48 [incl. P. pallida Campbell 1909 WS48, P. rubricatus parryi Mathews 1912 WS48]

Pardalotus substriatus murchisoni Mathews 1912 [=P. striatus murchisoni; incl. P. striatus rogersi Mathews 1912, P. striatus westraliensis Mathews 1912] WS48

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BB05] Beresford, P., F. K. Barker, P. G. Ryan & T. M. Crowe. 2005. African endemics span the tree of songbirds (Passeri): Molecular systematics of several evolutionary ‘enigmas’. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B—Biological Sciences 272: 849-858.

[B94] Bock, W. J. 1994. History and nomenclature of avian family-group names. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 222: 1-281.

[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.

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

[WS48] Whittell, H. M. & D. L. Serventy. 1948. A systematic list of the birds of Western Australia. Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery of Western Australia, Special Publication 1: 1-126.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Markup Key:
- <b>bold</b> = bold
- <i>italic</i> = italic
- <a href="">FoS</a> = FoS