Neodrepanis

Neodrepanis is a bird genus in the family Philepittidae.

Neodrepanis
Neodrepanis coruscans.jpg
Common sunbird-asity (Neodrepanis coruscans)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Philepittidae
Genus: Neodrepanis
Sharpe, 1875[1]

EtymologyEdit

Neodrepanis: Greek: νεος neos “new, strange”; δρεπανη drepanē, δρεπανης drepanēs “scimitar”[2]

SpeciesEdit

It contains the following species:

Image Scientific name Common name Distribution
  Neodrepanis coruscans Common sunbird-asity Madagascar
  Neodrepanis hypoxantha Yellow-bellied sunbird-asity Madagascar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sharpe, R.B. (1875). "Contributions of the Ornithology of Madagascar". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 43: 75. Retrieved 2018-02-13.
  2. ^ Jobling, J.A. (2017). "Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology". In del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J.; Christie, D.A.; de Juana, E. (2018) (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.