Cinclosomatidae (quail-thrushes and jewel-babblers)

Phylogenetic placement: Passeri: Corvides

Distribution: Australia and New Guinea

Number of extant genera: 2

Number of extant species: 14

References

Aggerbeck  M, Fjeldså J, Christidis L, Fabre PH, and Jønsson KA (2014) Resolving deep lineage divergences in core corvoid passerine birds supports a proto-Papuan island origin, Mol. Pylogenet. Evol. 70, 272-285. (abstract)

Dolman G, and Joseph L (2015), Evolutionary history of birds across southern Australia: structure, history and taxonomic implications of mitochondrial DNA diversity in an ecologically diverse suite of species, Emu 115, 35-48. (abstract)

Jønsson KA, Fjeldså J, Ericson PGP, and Irestedt M (2007), Systematic placement of an enigmatic Southeast Asian Taxon Eupetes macrocerus and implications for the biogeography of a main songbird radiation, the Passerida, Biol. Lett. 3, 323-326. (abstract)

Jønsson KA, Irestedt M, Fuchs J, Ericson PGP, Christidis L, Bowie RCK, Norman JA, Pasquet E, and Fjeldså  J (2008), Explosive avian radiations and multi-directional dispersal across Wallacea: Evidence from the Campephagidae and other crown Corvida (Aves), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 47, 221-236.  (abstract)

Jønsson KA, Fabre PH, Kennedy JD, Holt BG, Borregaard MK, Rahbek C, and Fjeldså J (2016), A supermatrix phylogeny of corvoid passerine birds (Aves: Corvides), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 94, 87-94. (abstract)

Kuhl H, Frankl-Vilches C, Bakker A, Mayr G, Nikolaus G, Boerno ST, Klages S, Timmermann B, and Gahr M (2021), An unbiased molecular approach using 3'UTRs resolves the avian family-level tree of life, MolBiolEvol. 38, 108-127. (pdf) 

McCullough KM, Oliveros CH, Benz BW, Zenil-Ferguson R, Cracraft J, Moyle RG, and Andersen MJ (2022), Wallacean and Melanesian islands promote higher rates of diversification within the global passerine radiation Corvides, Syst. Biol. 71, 1423-39, [and suppl. figure S6]. (free pdf)

Moyle RG, Oliveros CH, Andersen MJ, Hosner PA, Benz BW, Manthey JD, Travers SL, Brown RM, and Faircloth BC (2016), Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation, Nat. Commun. 7, e:12709. (free pdf) 

Norman J, Ericson PGP, Jønsson KA, Fjeldså J, and Christidis L (2009), A multi-gene phylogeny reveals novel relationships for aberrant genera of Australo-Papuan core Corvoidea and polyphyly of the Pachycephalidae and Psophodidae (Aves: Passeriformes), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 52, 488-497. (abstract)

Oliveros CH, Field DJ, Ksepka DT, Barker KF, Aleixo A, Andersen MJ, Alström P, Benz BW, Braun EL, Braun MJ, Bravo GA, Brumfield RT, Chesser RT,  Claramunt S, Cracraft J, Cuervo AM, Derryberry EP, Glenn TC, Harvey MG, Hosner PA, Joseph L, Kimball RT, Mack AL, Miskelly CM, Peterson AT, Robbins MB, Sheldon FH, Silveira LF, Smith BT, White ND, Moyle RG, and Faircloth BC  (2019), Earth history and the passerine superradiation, PNAS 116, 7915-25. (pdf)

Stiller J, Feng S, Chowdhury AA, Rivas-González I, Duchêne DA, Fang Q, Deng Y, Kozlov A, Stamatakis A, Claramunt S, Nguyen JMT, Ho SYW, Faircloth BC, Haag J, Houde P, Cracraft J, Balaban M, Mai U, Chen G, Gao R, Zhou C, Xie Y, Huang Z, Cao Z, Yan Z, Ogilvie HA, Nakhleh L, Lindow B, Morel B, Fjeldså J, Hosner PA, da Fonseca RR, Petersen B, Tobias JA, Székely T, Kennedy JD, Reeve AH, Liker A, Stervander M, Antunes A, Tietze DT, Bertelsen M, Lei F, Rahbek C, Graves GR, Schierup MH, Warnow T, Braun EL, Gilbert MTP, Jarvis ED, Mirarab S, and Zhang G (2024), Complexity of avian evolution revealed by family-level genomes, Nature (preview pdf)

Toon A, Austin JJ, Dolman G, Pedler L, and Joseph L (2012), Evolution of arid zone birds in Australia: Leapfrog distribution patterns and mesic-arid connections in quail-thrush (Cinclosoma, Cinclosomatidae), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 62, 286-295. (abstract)