Iduna (bird)

Iduna is a genus of tree warbler in the family Acrocephalidae. Keyserling and Blasius gave no explanation of the genus name Iduna.[1] It is sometimes lumped in the genus Hippolais, although in 2009 it was found to belong to the Iduna clade.[2]

Syke's Warbler (Hippolais rama) on Vilaiti Siris (Samanea saman) in Kolkata W IMG 4659.jpg
Sykes's warbler (Iduna rama)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acrocephalidae
Genus: Iduna
Keyserling and Blasius, 1840

It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 202. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.
  2. ^ Silke Fregin; Martin Haase; Urban Olsson; Per Alström (2009). "Multi-locus phylogeny of the family Acrocephalidae (Aves: Passeriformes) – The traditional taxonomy overthrown". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 52 (3): 866–878. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.04.006. PMID 19393746.