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Hippolais

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Acrocephalidae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
Order  Passeriformes
Scientific name  Hippolais
Higher classification  Acrocephalidae
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Lower classifications  Icterine warbler, Melodious warbler, Upcher's warbler

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Hippolais is a genus of tree warbler in the Acrocephalidae family. It is sometimes lumped together with the genus Iduna.

Contents

It contains the following species:

  • Upcher's warbler (Hippolais languida)
  • Olive-tree warbler (Hippolais olivetorum)
  • Melodious warbler (Hippolais polyglotta)
  • Icterine warbler (Hippolais icterina)
  • The genus name Hippolais is from Ancient Greek hupolais, as misspelt by Linnaeus. It referred to a small bird mentioned by Aristotle and others and may be onomatopoeic or derived from hupo,"under", and laas, "stone".

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    References

    Hippolais Wikipedia


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