The Tribe Paradisaeini is a member of the Subfamily Corvinae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Paradisaeini:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Animalia
C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
- Subkingdom: Bilateria
(Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983 - bilaterians
- Branch: Deuterostomia
Grobben, 1908 - Deuterostomes
- Infrakingdom: Chordonia
(Haeckel, 1874) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Phylum: Chordata
Bateson, 1885 - Chordates
- Subphylum: Vertebrata
Cuvier, 1812 - Vertebrates
- Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
auct. - Jawed Vertebrates
- Superclass: Tetrapoda
Goodrich, 1930 - Tetrapods
- Class: Sauropsida
- Subclass: Avialae
- Infraclass: Aves (C. Linnaeus, 1758) - Birds
- Subclass: Avialae Gauthier, 1986
- Class: Sauropsida
- Superclass: Tetrapoda Goodrich, 1930 - Tetrapods
- Infraphylum: Gnathostomata auct. - Jawed Vertebrates
- Subphylum: Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - Vertebrates
- Phylum: Chordata Bateson, 1885 - Chordates
- Infrakingdom: Chordonia (Haeckel, 1874) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Branch: Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - Deuterostomes
- Subkingdom: Bilateria (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983 - bilaterians
- Kingdom: Animalia C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
The Tribe Paradisaeini is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (8): Cnemophilus · Lophorina · Lycocorax · Macgregoria · Manucodia · Melampitta · Pteridophora · Seleucidis
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 32 species and subspecies in the Tribe Paradisaeini.
Cnemophilus is a genus of in the Cnemophilidae family. It contains the following species: [more]
The Superb Bird-of-paradise (Lophorina superba) is a small, approximately 26 cm long, passerine bird of the Paradisaeidae (Birds of Paradise) family. It is the only member in the genus Lophorina. The male is black with an iridescent green crown, blue-green breast shield and a long velvety black erectile cape covering his back. The female is a reddish-brown bird with brownish barred buff below. The young is similar to the female. [more]
The Paradise-crow (Lycocorax pyrrhopterus) also known as the Silky Crow, is a medium-sized (approximately 34 cm long) crow-like bird of paradise with all-dark, soft and silky plumage. It has a black bill, crimson eyes, and a call reminiscent of a dog's bark. Both sexes are similar; the female is slightly smaller than the male. [more]
Macgregoria may refer to: [more]
The genus Manucodia (, 1783) consists of five medium-sized birds of paradise with black-glossed purple and green plumages. [more]
Melampitta is a genus of New Guinean bird containing two enigmatic species. These are birds with black plumage that live in remote rainforests. They are little studied and even their taxonomic relationships with other birds are uncertain. [more]
The King of Saxony Bird-of-paradise (Pteridophora alberti) is a bird in the Bird-of-paradise family (Paradisaeidae). It is the only member in the monotypic genus Pteridophora. It is endemic to montane forest in New Guinea. [more]
The Twelve-wired Bird-of-paradise, Seleucidis melanoleucus or Seleucidis melanoleuca, is a medium-sized, approximately 33 cm long, velvet black and yellow bird-of-paradise. The male has a red iris, long black bill and rich yellow plumes along its flanks. From the rear of these plumes emerge twelve blackish, wire-like filaments, which bend back near their bases to sweep forward over the birds hindquarters. The female is a brown bird with black-barred buffy underparts. Its feet are strong, large-clawed and pink in color. [more]
At least 4 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Seleucidis.
More info about the Genus Seleucidis may be found here.
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