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Muscicapa

Description

Muscicapa is a genus of passerine birds belonging to the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae, and therein to the typical flycatchers of subfamily Muscicapinae. They are widespread across Europe, Africa and Asia with most species occurring in forest and woodland habitats. Several species are migratory, moving south from Europe and northern Asia for the winter.


Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)2483240https://www.gbif.org/species/2483240
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)133791https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=133791
Rankgenus
Taxonomy (GBIF,PBDB)Life : Animalia : Chordata : Aves : Passeriformes : Muscicapidae : Muscicapa
Taxonomic Status (GBIF)accepted
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987
kingdomAnimalia
-TriploblasticaLankester 1877
-NephrozoaJondelius et al. 2002
-DeuterostomiaGrobben 1908
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrataLamarck 1801
superclassGnathostomataGegenbauer 1874
-Osteichthyes
-SarcopterygiiRomer 1955
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha
subclassTetrapodomorpha
-Tetrapoda
-ReptiliomorphaSäve-Söderbergh 1934
-AnthracosauriaSäve-Söderbergh 1934
-Batrachosauria
-Cotylosauria
-AmniotaHaeckel 1866
-SauropsidaHuxley 1864
classReptiliaLaurenti 1768
subclassEureptilia
-RomeriidaGauthier et al. 1988
-Diapsida
-Eosuchia
-NeodiapsidaBenton 1985
-SauriaGauthier 1984
-Archosauromorpha
-CrocopodaEzcurra 2016
-ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
-EucrocopodaEzcurra 2016
-Archosauria
informalAvemetatarsaliaBenton 1999
-OrnithodiraGauthier 1986
-DinosauromorphaBenton 1985
-DinosauriformesNovas 1992
-Dinosauria
-Saurischia
-Theropoda
-NeotheropodaBakker 1986
-AverostraPaul 2002
-TetanuraeGauthier 1986
orderAvetheropodaPaul 1988
suborderCoelurosauriaHuene 1914
-ManiraptoraGauthier 1986
-ParavesSereno 1997
classAvesLinnaeus 1758
-PygostyliaChiappe 2002
-OrnithothoracesChiappe and Calvo 1994
-OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithuraeHaeckel 1866
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
-Neognathae
-NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
-TerrestrornithesLivezey and Zusi 2007
-Dendrornithes
-AnomalogonatesGarrod 1874
-PicoclamatoresLivezey and Zusi 2007
superorderPasserimorphaeSibley et al. 1988
orderPasseriformesLinnaeus 1758
familyMuscicapidaeFleming 1822
genusMuscicapaBrisson 1760
Scientific NameMuscicapa Brisson, 1760
Name Published InBrisson, M. J. 1760. Ornithologie ou méthode contenant la division des oiseaux en ordres, sections, genres, especes & leurs variétés. A laquelle on a joint une description exacte de chaque espece, avec les citations des auteurs qui en ont traité, les noms qu'ils leur ont donnés, ceux que leur ont donnés les différentes nations, & les noms vulgaires. Ouvrage enrichi de figures en taille-douce. Bauche, Paris. Vol. Tome 1: j-xxiv , 1-526, j-lxxiij , Pl. I-XXXVII.
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Muscicapagenusbelongs to Muscicapidaestated with evidenceClements et al., 2017
Status (PBDB)extant
Taxon Size (PBDB)2
Extant Size (PBDB)2 (100%)
First Recorded Appearance1.81 - 0.78 Ma
Pleistocene
Environmentterrestrial (based on Muscicapidae)
Motilityactively mobile (based on Theropoda)
Dietinsectivore (based on Muscicapidae)
Reproductionoviparous, dispersal=direct/internal,mobile (based on Theropoda)
Ontogenyaccretion,modification of parts (based on Theropoda)
Taphonomyhydroxylapatite,compact or dense (based on Theropoda)
Primary Reference (PBDB)P. W. Parmalee. 1992. A late Pleistocene avifauna from northwestern Alabama. Science Series, Los Angeles Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art 36:307-318
Common Name(s) Old World Flycatchers
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscicapa

Fossil Distribution

Subtaxa

NameStatusCommon Name(s)Fossil OccurrencesOldestYoungest
Muscicapa adusta
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa albiventer
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa animosa
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa aquatica
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa atrata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa auricomis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa barbata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa boehmi
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa brevicauda
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa caeruleocephala
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa caerulescens
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa capitalis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa carbonarius
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa cassini
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa chlorotis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa cinerascens
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa comata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa comitata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa crepitans
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa cryptoleuca
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa cursoria
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa cyanea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa dominicana
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa dux
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa epulata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa eupogon
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa eximia
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa ferruginea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa flaveola
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa flavifrons
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa fraseri
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa furcata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa galeata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa gallus
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa gambagae
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa gnatho
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa griseicollis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa griseigularis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa griseisticta
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa hapalura
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa helianthea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa humilis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa incomptus
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa infuscata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa itombwensis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa joazeiro
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa jocosa
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa lathami
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa latirostris
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa lendu
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa longicauda
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa lutea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa luzoniensis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa melanura
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa mesoleuca
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa minima
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa muttui
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa mystacea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa nivea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa novaehollandiae
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa obscuratus
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa ochrocephalus
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa oleaginea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa olivacens
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa olivascens
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa pagana
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa pectoralis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa pertinax
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa picata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa pitangulus
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa planirostris
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa polyglotta
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa poonensis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa praeceps
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa pusio
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa randi
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa rubicundus
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa rubreta
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa ruficauda
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa rustica
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa satelles
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa satrapa
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa segregata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa sethsmithi
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa sibilans
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa sibirica
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa similis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa sodhii
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa somaliensis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa spectabilis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa straminea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa striata
species
listed (PBDB)Spotted Flycatcher21.81 Ma
Pleistocene
0 Ma
Extant
Muscicapa subcoronata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa sulphurea
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa superciliosus
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa tessacourbe
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa tessmanni
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa thamnophiloides
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa theiogaster
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa tyrrhenica
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa ussheri
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa velata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa vetula
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa vittigera
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa vulnerata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Muscicapa williamsoni
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB

Obsolete Names

NameSourceTaxon RankTaxonomy
Muscicapa Linnaeus, 1766GBIFgenusAnimalia : Chordata : Aves : Passeriformes : Muscicapidae : Muscicapa

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1760Muscicapa Brisson
2017Muscicapa Clements et al.

References

Parmalee P. W. (1992) A late Pleistocene avifauna from northwestern Alabama, Science Series, Los Angeles Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art 36, 307-318
Clements J. F., Schulenberg T. S., et al (2017) , The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017
SOF (2007) Holarktis Fåglar, version 2. SOF:s Taxonomikommittés officiella lista över Holarktis fåglar - via Dyntaxa. Svensk taxonomisk databas
Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes, 2003: null. Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. - via Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
Nomenclator Zoologicus. A list of the names of genera and subgenera in zoology from the tenth edition of Linnaeus, 1758 to the end of 2004. Digitised by uBio from vols. 1-9 of Neave (ed.), 1939-1996 plus supplementary digital-only volume. http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus (as at 2006). - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
WoRMS (Mar 2013) - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
original publication/web search (AJR). - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner, 1987: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. Resource Publication, no. 166. 79. - via Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
Ornith., 2 - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
 
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