Recently proposed splits for the family Tits and Allies

Black-headed Penduline-Tit     Remiz macronyx
(Severtzov)  1873
sw Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; s Kazakhstan; sw Tadzhikistan; n Afghanistan (?); s Turkmenistan (winter); n Iran (winter)
split from: Remiz pendulinus
insert after: Remiz pendulinus
Simon Harrap & David Quinn,
Chickadees, Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers, Christopher Helm, 1996, p. 211-213

Black-bibbed Marsh Tit     Poecile hypermelaena
(Berezowski & Bianchi)  1891
sw China: se Tibet, sw Sichuan, n Yunnan, w Guizhou, se Gansu?; sw Burma: Mt. Victoria
split from: Poecile palustris
insert after: Poecile palustris
Simon Harrap & David Quinn,
Chickadees, Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers, Christopher Helm, 1996, p. 242-244

Caspian Tit     Poecile hyrcana
(Zarudnyi & Loudon)  1905
n Iran; se Azerbaydzhan.  Middle and upper montane forests
split from: Poecile lugubris
insert after: Poecile lugubris
Simon Harrap & David Quinn,
Chickadees, Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers, Christopher Helm, 1996, p. 248-249

Songar Tit     Poecile songara
(Severtzov)  1873
se Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; nw China: Tien Shan; n,ne China
split from: Poecile montanus
insert after: Poecile montanus
Simon Harrap & David Quinn,
Chickadees, Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers, Christopher Helm, 1996, p. 257-261

Carp's Tit     Parus carpi
MacDonald & Hall  1957
c, n Namibia; sw Angola
split from: Parus niger
insert after: Parus niger
P.A. Clancey,
Taxonomic relationships in Namibian Black Tits Parus spp.
Bulletin B.O.C. 115, 3 (1995): 181-185

African Blue Tit     Cyanistes teneriffae
Lesson   1831
sw Spain: Canary Islands; n,w Morocco; n Algeria; n Tunesia; nc Libya: Akhdar Mountains
split from: Cyanistes caeruleus
insert after: Cyanistes caeruleus
Walter Salzburger, Jochen Martens & Christian Sturmbauer,
Paraphyly of the Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) suggested from cytochrome b sequences
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 24, 1 (2002): 19-25

Juniper Titmouse     Baeolophus ridgwayi
(Richmond)   1902
sw USA: se Oregon to w Oklahoma, s to sw New Mexico and w Texas; nw Mexico: ne Sonora.   Juniper-pinyon woods
split from: Baeolophus inornatus
insert after: Baeolophus inornatus
Carla Cicero,
Sibling species of titmice in the Parus inornatus complex (Aves: Paridae)
University of California Publications in Zoology 128 (1996): i-xiv, 1-217

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