Tyranni

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Tyranni

[tə′ra‚nī]
(vertebrate zoology)
A suborder of suboscine Passeriformes containing birds with limited song power and having the tendon of the hind toe separate and the intrinsic muscles of the syrinx reduced to one pair.
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It is endemic to the Neotropical region and comprises 51 % of the Suboscines passerine species and 11 % of the Passeriformes species (Claramunt, 2010).
Although still incipient, it is possible to relate changes in the morphology of Furnariidae with climate and geological changes that occurred in the Neotropics, considering that the divergence of its first lineages from the other Suboscines, occurred around 35 million years ago (Claramunt, et al., 2011).
Systematic relationships and biogeography of the tracheophone suboscines (Aves: Passeriformes).
These species were all insectivorous suboscines (Plain Antvireo Dysithamnus mentalis, Star-throated Antwren Rhopia gularis and Plain-winged Woodcreeper Dendrocincla turdina), which suggests that this group may be generally overestimated in studies of bird captures with conventional GL nets.
In contrast, the suboscines do not culturally transmit song (Kroodsma and Konishi 1991), and perhaps as a result they do not hybridize as often (Graves 1992).
Diagnosis of a hybrid antbird (Phlegopsis nigromaculata x Phlegopsis erythroptera) and the rarity of hybridization among suboscines. Proc.
In general, Suboscines Passerine birds are more closely-related to forested landscapes, and Oscines usually are more linked to open areas (Willis, 1979; Sick, 1997).