Aimophila

Taxobox
name = "Aimophila"


image_width = 200px
image_caption = "Aimophila aestivalis"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Passeriformes
familia = Emberizidae
genus = "Aimophila"
genus_authority = Swainson, 1837
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision =Many, see text.

"Aimophila" is a genus of American sparrows. The derivation of the genus name is from "aimos"/αιμος 'thicket' and "phila"/φιλα 'loving'. [cite book |title=Dictionary of Birds of the United States: Scientific and Common Names |author=Holloway JE|year=2003 |publisher=Timber Press |location=Portland, Oregon |isbn=0881926000 |pages=p. 17]

Species

* Bachman's Sparrow, "Aimophila aestivalis"
* Black-chested Sparrow, "Aimophila humeralis"
* Botteri's Sparrow, "Aimophila botterii"
* Bridled Sparrow, "Aimophila mystacalis"
* Cassin's Sparrow, "Aimophila cassinii"
* Cinnamon-tailed Sparrow, "Aimophila sumichrasti"
* Five-striped Sparrow, "Aimophila quinquestriata"
* Oaxaca Sparrow, "Aimophila notosticta"
* Rufous-crowned Sparrow, "Aimophila ruficeps"
* Rufous-winged Sparrow, "Aimophila carpalis"
* Rusty Sparrow, "Aimophila rufescens"
* Stripe-capped Sparrow, "Aimophila strigiceps"
* Stripe-headed Sparrow, "Aimophila ruficauda"
* Tumbes Sparrow, "Aimophila stolzmanni"

References


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