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The grey-chinned minivet (Pericrocotus solaris) belongs to the family Campephagidae under the order Passeriformes.

Grey-chinned minivet taxonomy

The Campephagidae is the family of cuckooshrikes and allies. 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 86 species in eight genera, viz., Campephaga, Coracina, Lobotos, Pteropodocys, Campochaera, Lalage, Hemipus and Pericrocotus.

The genus Pericrocotus (type species: Pericrocotus cinnamomeus) was first introduced by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1766.

The genus Pericrocotus comprises thirteen species, including Pericrocotus solaris. The species P. solaris was first described by Edward Blyth (23 December 1810 – 27 December 1873), an English zoologist, in the year 1846.

The species Pericrocotus solaris is polytypic and comprises six subspecies, viz., P. s. solaris, P. s. nassovicus, P. s. rubrolimbatus, P. s. deignani, P. s. griseogularis and P. s. montpellieri.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Pericrocotus solaris
Species:P. solaris
Grey-chinned minivet - Pericrocotus solaris
1.Grey-chinned minivet - Pericrocotus solaris
Image by 孫鋒 林

Pericrocotus solaris
2.Grey-chinned minivet - Pericrocotus solaris
Image by Alnus

Pericrocotus solaris
3.Grey-chinned minivet - Pericrocotus solaris
Image by Alnus

Pericrocotus solaris
4.Grey-chinned minivet - Pericrocotus solaris
Image by Francesco Veronesi

Pericrocotus solaris
5.Grey-chinned minivet - Pericrocotus solaris
Image by Jason Thompson

Pericrocotus solaris
6.Grey-chinned minivet - Pericrocotus solaris
Image by Charles Lam

Pericrocotus solaris
7.Grey-chinned minivet - Pericrocotus solaris
Image by Dibyendu Ash
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Image author: 孫鋒 林 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 5/7/18
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