Family Tyrannidae Vigors 1825 (tyrant flycatcher)

Aves - Passeriformes - Tyrannidae

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

See also Livezey and Zusi 2007 and Parmalee 1992

Sister taxa: Acanthisittidae, Acanthizidae, Acrocephalidae, Alaudidae, Artamidae, Atrichornithidae, Bernieridae, Bombycillidae, Calcariidae, Callaeidae, Calyptophilidae, Campephagidae, Cardinalidae, Certhiidae, Cinclidae, Cinclosomatidae, Climacteridae, Corvidae, Cracticidae, Dasyornithidae, Dicaeidae, Dulidae, Emberizidae, Estrildidae, Eurylaimidae, Fringillidae, 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, Sittidae, Spindalidae, Sturnidae, Sylviidae, Thraupidae, Tichodromidae, Tityridae, Troglodytidae, Turdidae, Vangidae, Vireonidae, Wieslochia, Winnicavis, Zosteropidae

Subtaxa: Arundinicola Contopus Empidonax Myiarchus Myiobius Myiodynastes Myiozetetes Pitangus Pyrocephalus Sayornis Tyrannus

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Type: Tyrannus

Ecology: volant insectivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), the Bahamas (4), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (2), Haiti (1), Mexico (1), United States (6: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

Total: 18 collections including 32 occurrences

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