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Moss-backed Tanager (Bangsia edwardsi)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Thraupidae
Genus Bangsia

Bangsia is a genus of tanagers in the Thraupidae family. Wetmorethraupis is a close relative.


It contains the following species:

Blue-and-gold Tanager (Sclater & Salvin, 1869) (Bangsia arcaei)
Gold-ringed Tanager (Hellmayr, 1910) (Bangsia aureocincta)
Moss-backed Tanager (Elliot, 1865) (Bangsia edwardsi)
Black-and-gold Tanager (Hellmayr, 1910) (Bangsia melanochlamys)
Golden-chested Tanager (Berlepsch, 1897) (Bangsia rothschildi)
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