Pomarea is a genus of in the monarch flycatcher family Monarchidae. The genus is restricted to the islands of Polynesia. The monarchs of this genus are around 15-19 cm long and most have sexually dimorphic plumage.
The genus is highly threatened, with two species listed as critically endangered, two are endangered and one is vulnerable. Additionally four species have already become extinct. The principal threat to all these species is predation by the introduced black rat.
- Rarotonga Monarch (Pomarea dimidiata)
- Eiao Monarch (Pomarea fluxa)†
- Iphis Monarch (Pomarea iphis)
- Marquesan Monarch (Pomarea mendozae)
- Ua Pou Monarch (Pomarea mira)†
- Tahiti Monarch (Pomarea nigra)
- Nuku Hiva Monarch (Pomarea nukuhivae)†
- Maupiti Monarch (Pomarea pomarea)†
- Fatuhiva Monarch (Pomarea whitneyi)
The Genus Pomarea is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 13 species and subspecies in the Genus Pomarea: P. dimidiata (Cook Islands Flycatcher) · P. fluxa (Eiao Monarch) · P. iphis (Ua Huka Flycatcher) · P. iphis bogusii (Test Record Only) · P. mendozae (Marquesan Flycatcher) · P. mendozae mendozae (Marquesan Flycatcher) · P. mendozae motanensis · P. mira (Ua Pou Monarch) · P. nigra (Society Islands Flycatcher) · P. nigra dimidiata · P. nukuhivae (Nuku Hiva Monarch) · P. P. (Maupiti Monarch) · P. whitneyi (Fatu Hiva Flycatcher)
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