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PARAMYTHIIDAE - Painted Berrypickers1 (2:2)
OREOCHARIS Salvadori, 1876 F - Oreocharis stictoptera Salvadori, 1876; type by monotypy = Parus arfaki A.B. Meyer, 1875  2
Oreocharis arfaki 3  (A.B. Meyer, 1875) Tit Berrypecker
iMontane New Guinea (mountains of Vogelkop and Huon Pen.; central cordillera; Foya Mts.; North Coast Ranges)
PARAMYTHIA De Vis, 1892 F - Paramythia montium De Vis, 1892; type by monotypy   
Paramythia montium Crested Berrypecker
olivacea van Oort, 19104 vMontane to alpine WC New Guinea (Kobowre Mts. and Maoke Mts.)
brevicauda Mayr & Gilliard, 1954 Montane to alpine NE New Guinea (mountains of Huon Pen.)
montium De Vis, 1892 Montane to alpine EC and SE New Guinea (west to Victor Emanuel Range)

1 For a morphological evaluation of relationships see Harrison & Parker (1966) [Harrison, 1966 #15474]. Recognised as a family by Coates (2008) [Coates, 2008 #12248]. For molecular information see Jønsson et al. (2011) [Jønsson, 2011 #12727].
2 For close affinity between this genus and Paramythia; see Mayr (1933) [Mayr, 1933 #15473] and Jønsson et al. (2011) [Jønsson, 2011 #12727].
3 Perhaps not monotypic see Gilliard & LeCroy (1961) [Gilliard, 1961 #6246].
4 Includes alpinum; see Rand & Gilliard (1967) [Rand, 1967 #3199]; but this is recognised by Coates (2008) [Coates, 2008 #12248].
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