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The rosy minivet (Pericrocotus roseus) belongs to the family Campephagidae under the order Passeriformes.

Rosy minivet taxonomy

The family Campephagidae was first described by Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785 – 26 October 1840), an Irish zoologist and politician, in the year 1825.

The family Campephagidae comprises five genera, viz., Coracina, Campochaera, Lalage, Campephaga and Pericrocotus.

The genus Pericrocotus was first introduced by Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870), a German entomologist, herpetologist, ornithologist and lawyer in the year 1826.

The Pericrocotus cinnamomeus is the type species of this genus (Linnaeus, 1766). The genus Pericrocotus comprises 14 species.

The species Pericrocotus roseus was first described (as Muscicapa rosea) by Louis Pierre Vieillot (May 10, 1748 – August 24, 1830), a French ornithologist, in the year 1818. The Pericrocotus roseus is a monotypic species.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Pericrocotus roseus
Species:P. roseus
Rosy minivet - Pericrocotus roseus
1.Rosy minivet - Pericrocotus roseus 311
Image by Mprasannak


Pericrocotus roseus
2.Rosy minivet - Pericrocotus roseus
Image by John Gould & Henry C. Richter

Rosy minivet - Pericrocotus roseus
3.Rosy minivet - Pericrocotus roseus
Image by Srikaanth Sekar

Pericrocotus roseus
4.Rosy minivet - Pericrocotus roseus
Image by Srikaanth Sekar

Pericrocotus roseus
5.Pericrocotus roseus
Image by Srikaanth Sekar

Pericrocotus roseus
6.Pericrocotus roseus
Image by Francesco Veronesi
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1.Image source: (cropped)
Image author: Mprasannak | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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Author: John Gould & Henry C. Richter | Public domain
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Image author: Srikaanth Sekar | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 1/17/18
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