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VANGIDAE - Vangas, Helmet-shrikes and Shrike-flycatchers1 (21:36)
VANGINAE2
NEWTONIA Schlegel, 1867 F - Erythrosterna(?) brunneicauda A. Newton, 1863; type by monotypy   3,4
Newtonia archboldi   Delacour & Berlioz, 1931 Archbold's Newtonia
iSW and S Madagascar
Newtonia brunneicauda Common Newtonia
brunneicauda (A. Newton, 1863) iMadagascar
monticola Salomonsen, 1934 iE Madagascar (Ankaratra Mts.)
Newtonia fanovanae 5  Gyldenstolpe, 1933 Red-tailed Newtonia
iE Madagascar
Newtonia amphichroa   Reichenow, 1891 Dark Newtonia
iN and E Madagascar
TYLAS Hartlaub, 1862 F - Tylas eduardi Hartlaub, 1862; type by monotypy   6
Tylas eduardi Tylas Vanga
eduardi Hartlaub, 1862 iN and E Madagascar
albigularis Hartlaub, 1877 vWC Madagascar
CALICALICUS Bonaparte, 1854 M - Lanius madagascariensis Linnaeus, 1766; type by original designation   
Calicalicus madagascariensis   (Linnaeus, 1766) Red-tailed Vanga
vW, N and E Madagascar
Calicalicus rufocarpalis   Goodman, A.F.A. Hawkins & Domergue, 1997 Red-shouldered Vanga
vSW Madagascar [Goodman, 1997 #1729]
HYPOSITTA A. Newton, 1881 F - Hypherpes corallirostris A. Newton, 1863; type by original designation   7
Hypositta corallirostris   (A. Newton, 1863) Nuthatch Vanga
vE Madagascar
LEPTOPTERUS Bonaparte, 1854 M - Lanius viridis J.F. Gmelin, 1788; type by monotypy = Lanius chabert Statius Muller, 1776  8
Leptopterus chabert Chabert Vanga
chabert (Statius Muller, 1776) iW, N and E Madagascar
schistocercus (Neumann, 1908) vSW Madagascar
CYANOLANIUS Bonaparte, 1854 M - Lanius bicolor auct. not of Linnaeus; type by monotypy = Loxia madagascarina Linnaeus, 1766  
Cyanolanius madagascarinus Blue Vanga
bensoni Louette & Herremans, 19829 iGrande Comore (Comoros) [Louette, 1982 #2424]
comorensis (Shelley, 1894)10 vMohéli (Comoros)
madagascarinus (Linnaeus, 1766) vMadagascar (except S)
MYSTACORNIS Sharpe, 1870 M - Bernieria crossleyi A. Grandidier, 1870; type by original designation and monotypy   11
Mystacornis crossleyi   (A. Grandidier, 1870) Crossley's Vanga
iNW, NE and E Madagascar
PSEUDOBIAS Sharpe, 1870 M - Pseudobias wardi Sharpe, 1870; type by original designation   12
Pseudobias wardi   Sharpe, 1870 Ward's Vanga
iE Madagascar
VANGA Vieillot, 1816 F - Vanga Buffon; type by monotypy and tautonymy = Lanius curvirostris Linnaeus, 1766  
Vanga curvirostris Hook-billed Vanga
curvirostris (Linnaeus, 1766) vW, N and E Madagascar
cetera Bangs, 1928 vSW Madagascar
SCHETBA Lesson, 1831 F - le Schetbé Lesson; type by virtual tautonymy = Lanius rufus Linnaeus, 1766  
Schetba rufa Rufous Vanga
rufa (Linnaeus, 1766) vN and E Madagascar
occidentalis Delacour, 1931 vW Madagascar
EURYCEROS Lesson, 1831 M - Euryceros prevostii Lesson, 1831; type by monotypy   
Euryceros prevostii   Lesson, 1831 Helmet Vanga
iNE Madagascar
XENOPIROSTRIS Bonaparte, 1850 M - Vanga xenopirostris Lafresnaye, 1850; type by monotypy and tautonymy   
Xenopirostris polleni   (Schlegel, 1868) Pollen's Vanga
iE and SE Madagascar
Xenopirostris xenopirostris   (Lafresnaye, 1850) Lafresnaye's Vanga
vSW Madagascar
Xenopirostris damii 13  Schlegel, 1865 Van Dam's Vangaα
iN and NW Madagascar
ORIOLIA I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1838 F - Oriolia bernieri I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1838; type by monotypy   
Oriolia bernieri   I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1838 Bernier's Vanga
iNE Madagascar
FALCULEA I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1836 F - Falculea palliata I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1836; type by monotypy   
Falculea palliata   I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1836 Sickle-billed Vanga
vN, W and S Madagascar
ARTAMELLA W.L. Sclater, 1924 F - Lanius viridis Statius Muller, 1776; type by original designation   
Artamella viridis14 White-headed Vanga
viridis (Statius Muller, 1776) vN and E Madagascar
annae (Stejneger, 1879)15 αiW and S Madagascar
PRIONOPINAE
PRIONOPS Vieillot, 1816 M - Le Geoffroy Levaillant; type by monotypy = Lanius plumatus Shaw, 1809  16
Prionops plumatus17 White-crested Helmet-shrike
plumatus (Shaw, 1809)18 vSenegal to N Cameroon
concinnatus Sundevall, 1850 vC Cameroon to S Sudan, South Sudan, NW Ethiopia, NE DR Congo and N Uganda
cristatus Rüppell, 1836 vEritrea, N, W and C Ethiopia, E South Sudan, NW Kenya
vinaceigularis Richmond, 189719 vSomalia, E and S Ethiopia, N and E Kenya, NE Tanzania
poliocephalus (Stanley, 1814) vE Tanzania, Malawi, SE Zambia and Mozambique to E South Africa (N KwaZulu-Natal)
talacoma A. Smith, 183620 iC and S Kenya and Uganda to Angola, N Namibia, N and E Botswana, Zimbabwe and NE South Africa [Smith, 1836 #3659]
Prionops poliolophus   G.A. Fischer & Reichenow, 1884 Grey-crested Helmet-shrike
vSW Kenya, N Tanzania
Prionops alberti   Schouteden, 1933 Yellow-crested Helmet-shrike
iE DR Congo
Prionops caniceps Red-billed Helmet-shrike
caniceps (Bonaparte, 1850)21 iGuinea to SW Ghana
harterti (Neumann, 1908) iE Ghana to W Cameroon
rufiventris (Bonaparte, 1853)22 vCameroon, Central African Republic to PR Congo, NW DR Congo and NW Angola (Cabinda)
mentalis (Sharpe, 1884) vC and NE DR Congo, W Uganda
Prionops retzii23 Retz's Helmet-shrike
graculinus Cabanis, 186824 vS Somalia to NE Tanzania
tricolor G.R. Gray, 186425 iW and S Tanzania to E Zambia, Mozambique and NE South Africa (E Mpumalanga to N KwaZulu-Natal)
nigricans (Neumann, 1899) iSE DR Congo and NW Zambia to Angola (except S)
retzii Wahlberg, 1856 iS Angola, S Zambia, N and E Botswana, Zimbabwe, NE South Africa (Limpopo)
Prionops gabela   Rand, 1957 Gabela Helmet-shrike
iW Angola (Gabela)
Prionops scopifrons Chestnut-fronted Helmet-shrike
kirki (W.L. Sclater, 1924) iCoastal S Somalia, SE Kenya and NE Tanzania
keniensis (van Someren, 1923) vC Kenya
scopifrons (W. Peters, 1854) iCoastal SE Tanzania and Mozambique, E Zimbabwe
HEMIPUS Hodgson, 1844 M - Hemipus picaecolor Hodgson, 1844; type by monotypy = Muscicapa picata Sykes, 1832  26
Hemipus picatus Bar-winged Shrike-flycatcher
capitalis (Horsfield, 1840)27 vHimalayan foothills (east from Himachal Pradesh), NE India, SW Yunnan, N continental SE Asia
picatus (Sykes, 1832) vIndia (except S and NE), Bangladesh, C and S continental SE Asia, extreme N Thai-Malay Pen.
intermedius Salvadori, 1879 vThai-Malay Pen. (except extreme N), Sumatra, Borneo
leggei Whistler, 1939 iSri Lanka
Hemipus hirundinaceus   (Temminck, 1822) Black-winged Shrike-flycatcher
vC and S Thai-Malay Pen., Greater Sundas
TEPHRODORNIS Swainson, 1832 M - Lanius virgatus Temminck, 1824; type by original designation and monotypy   
Tephrodornis virgatus Large Woodshrike
sylvicola Jerdon, 183928 iW India (Western Ghats south from Gujarat)
pelvicus (Hodgson, 1837) vHimalayan foothills (east from Uttarakhand), NE India and Eastern Ghats, N Myanmar
jugans Deignan, 1948 iSW Yunnan, E Myanmar, NW Thailand
verneyi Kinnear, 192429 δiSE Myanmar (Tenasserim) and SW Thailand
annectens Robinson & Kloss, 1918 iN Thai-Malay Pen.
fretensis Robinson & Kloss, 1920 vS Thai-Malay Pen., Sumatra (except extreme S)
virgatus (Temminck, 1824)30 vExtreme S Sumatra, Java
frenatus Büttikofer, 1887 vBorneo
mekongensis Meyer de Schauensee, 1946 vSE continental SE Asia (from E Thailand)
hainanus Ogilvie-Grant, 1910 vN Laos, N Vietnam, Hainan
latouchei Kinnear, 1925 iSW and S China (E Yunnan to Fujian)
Tephrodornis pondicerianus Common Woodshrike
affinis Blyth, 184731 vSri Lanka
pallidus Ticehurst, 1920 vPakistan and NW India
pondicerianus (J.F. Gmelin, 1789) vNepal, India (except NW), Bangladesh, N Thailand, S Laos
orientis Deignan, 1948 iSE continental SE Asia
MEGABYAS J. & E. Verreaux, 1855 M - Megabyas flammulata J. & E. Verreaux, 1855; type by monotypy   32,33
Megabyas flammulatus Red-eyed Shrike-flycatcher
flammulatus J. & E. Verreaux, 1855 vSierra Leone and Guinea to W DR Congo; Bioko
aequatorialis F.J. Jackson, 1904 vNW Angola, NW Zambia, C and E DR Congo, SW South Sudan, Uganda, W Kenya
BIAS Lesson, 1831 M - Moucherolle noir et blanc Lesson; type by monotypy = Platyrhynchos musicus Vieillot, 1818  34
Bias musicus35 Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher
musicus (Vieillot, 1818) vGambia and Sierra Leone to DR Congo, W Uganda and N Angola
changamwensis van Someren, 1919 vC Kenya, E Tanzania
clarens Clancey, 1966 iN and C Mozambique, S Malawi, E Zimbabwe
PHILENTOMA Eyton, 1845 F - Philentoma castaneum Eyton, 1845; type by monotypy = Muscicapa pyrhoptera Temminck, 1836  36
Philentoma pyrhoptera Rufous-winged Philentoma
pyrhoptera (Temminck, 1836) vExtreme SW continental SE Asia, Thai-Malay Pen., Sumatra, Borneo
dubia E. Hartert, 1894 vN Natuna Is. (Indonesia)
Philentoma velata Maroon-breasted Philentoma
caesia (Lesson, 1839) δvSW continental SE Asia, Thai-Malay Pen., Sumatra, Borneo
velata (Temminck, 1825) vJava

1 For composition and sequence of genera see Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548] and Jønsson et al. (2012) [Jønsson, 2012 #13815].
2 For composition see Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548] and Jønsson et al. (2012) [Jønsson, 2012 #13815].
3 Formerly placed in Sylviidae, e.g. by Bairlein (2006) [Bairlein, 2006 #12224], but see Yamagishi et al. (2001) [Yamagishi, 2001 #4274], Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548] and Jønsson et al. (2012) [Jønsson, 2012 #13815].
4 Note link in square brackets to a work earlier than that cited by Rand (1960) [Rand, 1960 #4747], who, with some reason, may not have accepted that this genus name was validly introduced here.
5 Recently rediscovered; see Goodman et al. (1997) [Goodman, 1997 #1730].
6 For placement in Vangidae see Yamagishi et al. (2001) [Yamagishi, 2001 #4274], Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548] and Jønsson et al. (2012) [Jønsson, 2012 #13815].
7 For the reassignment of Hypositta perdita see note with Oxylabes madagascariensis; and see Fjeldså et al. (2013) [Fjeldså, 2013 #14446].
8 For verification of the validity of this name see Gregory & Dickinson (2012) [Gregory, 2012 #13835].
9 Doubtfully distinct from comoresis, see Louette (1988) [Louette, 1988 #14115] and Safford & Hawkins (2013) [Safford, 2013 #14829].
10 This and bensoni may form a species C. comorensis separate from C. madagascarinus, see Louette & Herremans (1982) [Louette, 1982 #2424] and Yamagishi & Nakamura (2009) [Yamagishi, 2009 #12258].
11 Previously included in Timaliidae, e.g. by Collar & Robson (2007) [Collar, 2007 #12226]. For placement in Vangidae see Johansson et al. (2008) [Johansson, 2008 #10999], Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548] and Jønsson et al. (2012) [Jønsson, 2012 #13815].
12 Previously included in Platysteiridae, e.g. by Louette (2006) [Louette, 2006 #12218]. For placement in Vangidae see Schulenberg (2003) [Schulenberg, 2003 #3547], Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548] and Jønsson et al. (2012) [Jønsson, 2012 #13815].
13 For correct date see Pieters & Dickinson (2005) [Pieters, 2005 #3077].
14 Perhaps better treated as monotypic, see Yamagishi & Nakamura (2009) [Yamagishi, 2009 #12258].
15 For correct date see Wetmore (1946) [Wetmore, 1946 #15237].
16 For treatment within Vangidae see Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548]. Placed in a monogeneric family Propionidae by Allan (2009) [Allan, 2009 #12257].
17 Forms a superspecies with P. poliolophus; see Allan (2009) [Allan, 2009 #12257].
18 Includes adamauae; see White (1962) [White, 1962 #4188].
19 Includes melanoptera; see White (1962) [White, 1962 #4188].
20 For recognition see Hockey et al. (2005) [Hockey, 2005 #12724]; implicitly includes angolica.
21 Dated 1851 by Rand (1960) [Rand, 1960 #3195] but see Zimmer (1926) [Zimmer, 1926 #4296].
22 For treatment of this and the next race within P. caniceps see Dowsett & Dowsett-Lemaire (1993) [Dowsett, 1993 #1417]. But see Urban (2000) [Urban, 2000 #3902] and Allan (2009) [Allan, 2009 #12257].
23 Considered by Allan (2009) [Allan, 2009 #12257] to form a superspecies with P. gabela.
24 Includes neumanni; see White (1962) [White, 1962 #4188].
25 Includes intermedius; see Urban (2000) [Urban, 2000 #3902].
26 For correction of original publication and date see Ripley (1982) [Ripley, 1982 #3332].
27 Peters et al. (1960) [Peters, 1960 #3018] credited this name to McClelland; however, there is only a Latin diagnosis by Horsfield, and the description in English usually supplied by McClelland is absent, see Dickinson (2003) [Dickinson, 2003 #1384].
28 For proposed recognition at species level see Rasmussen & Anderton (2005) [Rasmussen, 2005 #4749].
29 Original spelling; no internal basis for emendation.
30 The older name Lanius gularis Raffles, 1822, is preoccupied by Lanius gularis Bechstein, 1811.
31 For proposed recognition at species level see Rasmussen & Anderton (2005) [Rasmussen, 2005 #4749].
32 Formerly placed in Bias, but see Érard & Fry (1997) [Érard, 1997 #9545] and Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548].
33 Previously included in Platysteiridae, e.g. by Louette (2006) [Louette, 2006 #12218].
34 Previously included in Platysteiridae, e.g. by Louette (2006) [Louette, 2006 #12218].
35 For alternative monotypic treatment see Louette (2006) [Louette, 2006 #12218].
36 For assignment to the vangids see Moyle et al. (2006) [Moyle, 2006 #9981]. Perhaps a member of the Vanginae; see Reddy et al. (2012) [Reddy, 2012 #13548].
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