Black-faced monarch Monarcha melanopsis, copyright David Cook.

Belongs within: Monarchidae.

Monarcha is a genus of monarch flycatchers, commonly with dark upperparts and rufous underparts, found in Australasia.

<==Monarcha Vigors & Horsfield 1827 CC10
    |--+--M. godeffroyi BKB15
    |  `--M. takatsukasae BKB15 [=Metabolus takatsukasae OF19]
    `--+--Metabolus rugensis BKB15
       `--+--M. cinerascens BKB15
          `--+--+--M. castaneiventris BKB15
             |  `--M. richardsii JT12
             `--+--M. frater BKB15
                `--M. melanopsis (Vieillot 1818) BKB15, CC10 (see below for synonymy)
                     |--M. m. melanopsis M03
                     `--M. m. pallida M03

Monarcha incertae sedis:
  M. albiventris Gould 1866 G66 [=M. trivirgatus albiventris M03, Piezorhynchus albiventris R87]
  M. alecto (Temminck 1827) [=Drymophila alecto] WS48
    |--M. a. alecto WS48
    `--M. a. nitidus (Gould 1840) [=Piezorhynchus nitidus; incl. M. alicto tormenti Mathews 1912] WS48
  M. boanensis JT12
  M. brehmii JT12
  M. browni JT12
  M. castus JT12
  M. erythrostictus JT12
  M. everetti JT12
  M. infelix JT12
  M. julianae JT12
  M. leucurus JT12
  M. loricatus JT12
  M. menckei JT12
  M. pileatus JT12
  M. sacerdotum JT12
  M. viduus JT12

Monarcha melanopsis (Vieillot 1818) BKB15, CC10 [=Muscicapa melanopsis CC10; incl. Muscipeta carinata CC10, *Monarcha carinata CC10]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CC10] Checklist Committee (OSNZ). 2010. Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand, Norfolk and Macquarie Islands, and the Ross Dependency, Antarctica 4th ed. Ornithological Society of New Zealand and Te Papa Press: Wellington.

[G66] Gould, J. 1866. Additions to the list of the avifauna of Australia, with descriptions of three new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1866: 217–218.

[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.

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

[OF19] Oliveros, C. H., D. J. Field, D. T. Ksepka, F. K. Barker, A. Aleixo, M. J. Andersen, P. Alström, B. W. Benz, E. L. Braun, M. J. Braun, G. A. Bravo, R. T. Brumfield, R. T. Chesser, S. Claramunt, J. Cracraft, A. M. Cuervo, E. P. Derryberry, T. C. Glenn, M. G. Harvey, P. A. Hosner, L. Joseph, R. T. Kimball, A. L. Mack, C. M. Miskelly, A. T. Peterson, M. B. Robbins, F. H. Sheldon, L. F. Silveira, B. T. Smith, N. D. White, R. G. Moyle & B. C. Faircloth. 2019. Earth history and the passerine superradiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 116 (16): 7916–7925.

[R87] Ramsay, E. P. 1887. Descriptions of Australian birds' eggs. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (4): 1141–1152, pl. 19.

[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.

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