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  • Gill, F. and M. Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Lanyon, S.M. 1985. Molecular perspective on higher-level relationships in the Tyrannoidea (Aves). Systematic Zoology 34:404–18.
  • Lanyon, S.M. and W.E. Lanyon. 1989. The systematic position of the plantcutters, Phytotoma. Auk 106:422–432.
  • Ohlson, J. I., R. O. Prum, and P. G. P. Ericson. 2007. A molecular phylogeny of the cotingas (Aves : Cotingidae). Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolution 42(1):25-37.
  • Prum, R. O., Rice, N. H., Mobley, J. A., and Dimmick, W. W. 2000. A preliminary phylogenetic hypothesis for the cotingas (Cotingidae) based on mitochondrial DNA. Auk 117: 236-241.
  • Snow, D.W. 2004 Family Cotingidae (Cotingas). Pages 32–108 in Handbook of the Birds of the World vol. 9. J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott and D.A. Christie, eds. BirdLife International and Lynx Editions, Cambridge, UK and Barcelona.
  • Snow, D.W. 1982. The Cotingas. Oxford University Press.
  • Tello, J. G., R. G. Moyle, D. J. Marchese, and J. Cracraft. 2009. Phylogeny and phylogenetic classification of the tyrant flycatchers, cotinga, manakins, and their allies (Aves: Tyrannides). Cladistics 25:1-39.


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