Tibetan babax

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Tibetan babax
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Pterorhinus
Species:
P. koslowi
Binomial name
Pterorhinus koslowi
(Bianchi , 1906)
Synonyms

Ianthocincla koslowi
Babax koslowi

The Tibetan babax (Pterorhinus koslowi) is a species of bird in the family Leiothrichidae. It is endemic to China. It is threatened by habitat loss.

This species was formerly placed in the genus Babax but following the publication of a comprehensive molecular phylogenetic study in 2018, Babax was subsumed in to the resurrected genus Pterorhinus . [2] [3]

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References

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Babax koslowi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. Cibois, A.; Gelang, M.; Alström, P.; Pasquet, E.; Fjeldså, J.; Ericson, P.G.P.; Olsson, U. (2018). "Comprehensive phylogeny of the laughingthrushes and allies (Aves, Leiothrichidae) and a proposal for a revised taxonomy". Zoologica Scripta. 47 (4): 428–440. doi:10.1111/zsc.12296.
  3. Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2019). "Laughingthrushes and allies". World Bird List Version 9.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 18 January 2019.