Family Sylviidae Vigors 1825 (perching bird)

Aves - Passeriformes - Sylviidae

Alternative spelling: Sylviinae

Parent taxon: Passeriformes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Burney et al. 2008 and Matsuoka 2000

Sister taxa: Acanthisittidae, Acanthizidae, Acrocephalidae, Alaudidae, Artamidae, Atrichornithidae, Bernieridae, Bombycillidae, Calcariidae, Callaeidae, Calyptophilidae, Campephagidae, Cardinalidae, Certhiidae, Cinclidae, Cinclosomatidae, Climacteridae, Coerebidae, Corvidae, Corvitalusoides, Cracticidae, Dasyornithidae, Dicaeidae, Dulidae, Emberizidae, Eopsaltriidae, Estrildidae, Eurylaimidae, Formicaroidae, Fringillidae, Fringilloidae, Furnariidae, Hirundinidae, Icteridae, Laniidae, Locustellidae, Macrosphenidae, Maluridae, Meliphagidae, Menurae, Mimidae, Mohoidae, Mohouidae, Monarchidae, Motacillidae, Muscicapidae, Nectariniidae, Oriolidae, Orthonychidae, Oscines, Pachycephalidae, Paradisaeidae, Paridae, Parulidae, Passerellidae, Passeres, Passeridae, Petroicidae, Phaenicophilidae, Phylloscopidae, Pipridae, Ploceidae, Polioptilidae, Prunellidae, Psophodidae, Ptilonorhynchidae, Pycnonotidae, Rhinocryptidae, Rhipiduridae, Scotocercidae, Scytalopidae, Sittidae, Spindalidae, Sturnidae, Thamnophilidae, Thraupidae, Tichodromidae, Tityridae, Troglodytidae, Turdidae, Tyrannidae, Vangidae, Vireonidae, Wieslochia, Winnicavis, Yunnanus, Zosteropidae

Subtaxa: Hippolais Locustella Regulus Sylvia

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (2 collections), Italy (4), Japan (1), the Philippines (2), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (1), Yemen (2)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 17 collections including 20 occurrences

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