Table 1

Families within Sylvioidea, and genera included in present study
Dickinson (2003)[[20]] Gill and Donsker (2011)[[1]]
1Panuridae Panurus
2Nicatoridae Nicator
3Alaudidae Mirafra, Ammomanes, Alauda
4Pycnonotidae Pycnonotus, Arizelocichla (Andropadus), Atimastillas (Chlorocichla), Phyllastrephus, Hypsipetes (Ixos)
Hirundinidae
    Hirundininae
: Hirundo5, Delichon5
5Hirundinidae Hirundo, Delichon
6Pnoepygidae Pnoepyga
7Macrosphenidae Melocichla, Sphenoeacus, Macrosphenus, Sylvietta, Cryptillas (Bradypterus)
8Cettiidae Scotocerca, Erythrocercus, Tesia, Cettia, Abroscopus, Hylia
Aegithalidae Aegithalos9, Leptopoecile9, Psaltriparus9 9Aegithalidae Aegithalos, Leptopoecile, Psaltiparus
10Phylloscopidae Phylloscopus, Seicercus
11Acrocephalidae Nesillas, Acrocephalus, Calamonastides (Chloropeta), Hippolais
12Locustellidae Dromaeocercus, Megalurus, Bradypterus, Locustella
13Donacobiidae Donacobius
14Bernieridae Oxylabes, Bernieria, Hartertula, Thamnornis, Xanthomixis, Crossleyia
Alaudidae Mirafra3, Ammomanes3, Alauda3
Cisticolidae Cisticola15, Scotocerca8, Prinia15, Spiloptila15, Apalis15, Hypergerus15, Camaroptera15, Calamonastes15 15Cisticolidae Cisticola, Prinia, Spiloptila, Apalis, Hypergerus, Camaroptera, Calamonastes, Orthotomus, Artisornis, Eremomela
Genera incertae sedis Orthotomus15, Artisornis15
Pycnonotidae Pycnonotus4, Andropadus4, Chlorocichla4, Phyllastrephus4, Ixos4
Genera incertae sedis Nicator2, Erythrocercus8
Sylviidae
    Megalurinae
: Megalurus12;
    Acrocephalinae
: Tesia8,Cettia8, Bradypterus7,12, Dromaeocercus12, Nesillas11, Melocichla7, Sphenoeacus7, Locustella12, Acrocephalus11, Hippolais11
Genera incertae sedis Macrosphenus7, Hylia8, Oxylabes14, Bernieria14, Hartertula14, Thamnornis14, Xanthomixis14, Crossleyia14
    Phylloscopinae
: Phylloscopus10, Seicercus10, Abroscopus8, Eremomela15, Sylvietta7,
    Sylviinae
: Sylvia19
Timaliidae Pellorneum17, Illadopsis17, Pseudoalcippe19, Pnoepyga6,Stachyris16, Dumetia16, Chrysomma19, Chamaea19, Turdoides18, Garrulax18, Alcippe19, Phyllanthus18, Yuhina20, Erpornis*, Panurus1, Paradoxornis19 16Timaliidae Stachyris, Dumetia
17Pellorneidae Illadopsis, Pellorneum
18Leiothrichidae Phyllanthus, Turdoides, Trochalopteron (Garrulax)
19Sylviidae Pseudoalcippe, Sylvia, Lioparus, Chrysomma, Chamaea, Sinosuthora (Paradoxornis)
Genera incertae sedis Chaetops*
Zosteropidae Zosterops20 20Zosteropidae Yuhina, Zosterops

Superscript numbers in second column refer to numbers in third column, indicating new family affiliations. Genera in brackets give the name used by Dickinson [20], which have changed according to Gill and Donsker [1]. *No longer included in Sylvioidea.

Fregin et al.

Fregin et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:157   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-157

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