This order is represented by the Musophagidae (turacos and go-away-birds), a family confined to Africa.


Phylogeny of Musophagidae according to Perktas et al., 2020. 


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based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences, Am. Mus. Novit. 3934, 1-61(pdf)

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