Molecular phylogenetics of babblers (Timaliidae): revaluation of the genera Yuhina and Stachyris

@article{Cibois2002MolecularPO,
  title={Molecular phylogenetics of babblers (Timaliidae): revaluation of the genera Yuhina and Stachyris},
  author={Alice Cibois and Mikhail V. Kalyakin and Han Lian-xian and Eric Pasquet},
  journal={Journal of Avian Biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={33},
  pages={380-390}
}
The babblers, family Timaliidae, are an importantgroup of Old World insectivorous passerines (Sibleyand Monroe 1990). The family comprises more thantwo hundred species, primarily forest birds, distributedfor the most part in South-East Asia and Africa. Aswith many of the passerine families, the Timaliidae doesnot have diagnostic morphological characters (Mayrand Amadon 1951). The morphological features gener-ally attributed to the babbler group are the absence ofa distinct juvenile plumage… Expand
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