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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) Madagascar
monticola Salomonsen, 1934 E 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 N 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) W, 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 Grande 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 α Van Dam's Vanga
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 αW 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 C 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 Guinea to SW Ghana
harterti (Neumann, 1908) E 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 W and S Tanzania to E Zambia, Mozambique and NE South Africa (E Mpumalanga to N KwaZulu-Natal)
nigricans (Neumann, 1899) SE DR Congo and NW Zambia to Angola (except S)
retzii Wahlberg, 1856 S 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) Coastal S Somalia, SE Kenya and NE Tanzania
keniensis (van Someren, 1923) vC Kenya
scopifrons (W. Peters, 1854) Coastal 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 Sri 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 W India (Western Ghats south from Gujarat)
pelvicus (Hodgson, 1837) vHimalayan foothills (east from Uttarakhand), NE India and Eastern Ghats, N Myanmar
jugans Deignan, 1948 SW Yunnan, E Myanmar, NW Thailand
verneyi Kinnear, 192429 δSE Myanmar (Tenasserim) and SW Thailand
annectens Robinson & Kloss, 1918 N 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 SW 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 SE 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 N 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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