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John Harshman
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Containing group: Pipridae

Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships

The traditional genus Pipra is polyphyletic; the name belongs to P. aureola and its relatives, and other former members, in other parts of the tree, need other names. Dixiphia pipra is here, and the remaining species are in a so far unnamed group here.


Rêgo, P. S., J. Araripe, M. L. V. Marcelliano, I. Sampaio, and H. Schneider. 2007. Phylogenetic analyses of the genera Pipra, Lepidothrix and Dixiphia (Pipridae, Passeriformes) using partial cytochrome b and 16S mtDNA genes. Zoologica Scripta 36:565-575.

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Scientific Name Pipra fasciicauda
Location Serra de Baturité, state of Ceará, NE Brazil
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Band-tailed Manakin_Pipra fasciicauda
Source Collection Flickr
Copyright © 2009 Ciro Albano
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