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PTILONORHYNCHIDAE - Bowerbirds1 (8:19)
AILUROEDUS Cabanis, 1851 M - Ptilonorhynchus smithii Vigors & Horsfield, 1827; type by monotypy = Lanius crassirostris Paykull, 1815  
Ailuroedus buccoides White-eared Catbird
buccoides (Temminck, 1836)2,3 αWestern Papuan Is. (Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati), lowland NW New Guinea
geislerorum A.B. Meyer, 1891 Yapen I., lowland N, NE and SE New Guinea (R. Mamberamo to Collingwood Bay)
stonii Sharpe, 1876 Lowland SE New Guinea (R. Purari to Orangerie Bay)
cinnamomeus Mees, 19644 vLowland SW and SC New Guinea [Mees, 1964 #2604]
Ailuroedus crassirostris5 Green Catbird
1 misoliensis Mayr & Meyer de Schauensee, 1939 vMisool (Western Papuan Is.)
1 arfakianus A.B. Meyer, 1874 vMontane NW New Guinea (mountains of Vogelkop and Wondiwoi Pen.)
1 jobiensis Rothschild, 1895 vMontane N and WC New Guinea (North Coast Ranges, N slopes of Maoke Mts.)
1 facialis Mayr, 1936 vMontane WC New Guinea (S slopes of Maoke Mts.)
1 guttaticollis Stresemann, 1922 vMontane N New Guinea (Hunstein Mts.)
1 astigmaticus Mayr, 1931 vMontane NE New Guinea (mountains of Huon Pen.)
1 melanocephalus E.P. Ramsay, 18836 ΘvMontane SE New Guinea
1 melanotis (G.R. Gray, 1858) vAru Is., lowland SC New Guinea (Trans-Fly region)
1 joanae Mathews, 19417 N Queensland (E Cape York Pen.)
2 maculosus E.P. Ramsay, 18758 ΘvNE Queensland
3 crassirostris (Paykull, 1815) vSE Queensland, E New South Wales
SCENOPOEETES Coues, 1891 M - Scenopoeus dentirostris E.P. Ramsay, 1876; type by monotypy   
Scenopoeetes dentirostris   (E.P. Ramsay, 1876) Tooth-billed Bowerbird
vMountains of NE Queensland
ARCHBOLDIA Rand, 1940 F - Archboldia papuensis Rand, 1940; type by original designation and monotypy   9
Archboldia papuensis10 Archbold's Bowerbird
papuensis Rand, 1940 vMontane WC New Guinea (Maoke Mts.)
sanfordi Mayr & Gilliard, 195011 Montane EC New Guinea (W Central Highlands)
AMBLYORNIS Elliot, 1872 F - Ptilorhynchus inornatus Schlegel, 1871; type by monotypy   12
Amblyornis macgregoriae MacGregor's Bowerbird
mayri E. Hartert, 1930 Montane WC New Guinea (Kobowre Mts., Maoke Mts.)
lecroyae C.B. & D.W. Frith, 1997 Montane SC New Guinea (Mt. Bosavi) [Frith, 1997 #1619]
kombok Schodde & McKean, 1973 Montane EC New Guinea (Central Highlands) [Schodde, 1973 #4432]
amati T.K. Pratt, 1982 Montane N New Guinea (Adelbert Range) [Pratt, 1982 #3118]
germana Rothschild, 191013 vMontane NE New Guinea (mountains of Huon Pen.)
macgregoriae De Vis, 1890 Montane SE New Guinea (Wharton Range to W Owen Stanley Range)
nubicola Schodde & McKean, 1973 Montane SE New Guinea (E Owen Stanley Range) [Schodde, 1973 #4432]
Amblyornis subalaris   Sharpe, 1884 Streaked Bowerbird
vMontane SE New Guinea
Amblyornis inornata 14,15  (Schlegel, 1871) Vogelkop Bowerbird
vMontane NW New Guinea (mountains of Vogelkop and Wondiwoi Pen.)
Amblyornis flavifrons   Rothschild, 1895 Golden-fronted Bowerbird
iMontane N New Guinea (Foya Mts.)
PRIONODURA De Vis, 1883 F - Prionodura newtoniana De Vis, 1883; type by monotypy   
Prionodura newtoniana 16  De Vis, 1883 Golden Bowerbird
vMountains of NE Queensland
SERICULUS Swainson, 1825 M - Meliphaga chrysocephalus Lewin, 1808; type by monotypy   17
Sericulus chrysocephalus 18,19  (Lewin, 1808) Θ Regent Bowerbird
vE Queensland, NE New South Wales
Sericulus ardens 20  (D'Albertis & Salvadori, 1879) Flame Bowerbird
vLowland SW and SC New Guinea
Sericulus aureus 21  (Linnaeus, 1758) Masked Bowerbird
vLower montane NW, WC and N New Guinea
Sericulus bakeri   (Chapin, 1929) Fire-maned Bowerbird
iMontane N New Guinea (Adelbert Range)
PTILONORHYNCHUS Kuhl, 1820 M - Ptilonorhynchus holosericeus Kuhl, 1820; type by monotypy = Pyrrhocorax violaceus Vieillot, 1816  22
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus Satin Bowerbird
minor A.J. Campbell, 1912 vNE Queensland
violaceus (Vieillot, 1816) vSE Queensland to E and S Victoria
CHLAMYDERA Gould, 1837 F - Calodera maculata Gould, 1837; type by monotypy   23
Chlamydera maculata 24  (Gould, 1837) Spotted Bowerbird
vEC Australia
Chlamydera guttata25 Western Bowerbird
guttata Gould, 1862 vWC and C Australia
carteri Mathews, 192026 WC Western Australia (North West Cape Pen.)
Chlamydera lauterbachi Yellow-breasted Bowerbird
uniformis Rothschild, 1931 vLowland to lower montane SW and N New Guinea
lauterbachi Reichenow, 1897 Lowland N New Guinea (Ramu basin)
Chlamydera nuchalis Great Bowerbird
nuchalis (Jardine & Selby, 1830)27 vNW to NC Australia (east to S Gulf of Carpentaria), Melville I., Groote Eylandt
orientalis Gould, 187928 vCape York Pen. to NE Queensland
Chlamydera cerviniventris   Gould, 1850 Fawn-breasted Bowerbird
vCoastal NW (Berau Bay), N, NE, SE and SC New Guinea, NE Australia (NE Cape York Pen.)

1 Treatment at all levels based on Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267]; but see Kusmierski et al. (1997) [Kusmierski, 1997 #15191] and Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602].
2 Includes oorti; see Mees (1964) [Mees, 1964 #2604].
3 Mees (1994) [Mees, 1994 #2636] showed that Livr. 97 appeared in Apr. 1836 or later.
4 For recognition see Frith & Frith (2004) [Frith, 2004 #12287].
5 Tentatively maintained as a single species, but may comprise three allospecies, here treated as subspecies groups. Position of NE Queensland subspecies crucial to resolving this complex. See Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267] and Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602].
6 For correct date of publication see Duncan (1937) [Duncan, 1937 #1442].
7 For recognition see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
8 For correct date see Anon. (1929) [Anon., 1929 #14054].
9 Recognition follows Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267], but see Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602].
10 Recovered within Amblyornis by Kusmierski et al. (1997) [Kusmierski, 1997 #15191], but corroboration needed before change, see Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267].
11 For treatment as a separate species see Sibley & Monroe (1990) [Sibley, 1990 #3636].
12 Circumscription follows Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267]; but see Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602].
13 May be allospecifically distinct from A. macgregoriae, see Coates & Peckover (2001) [Coates, 2001 #15305].
14 Populations on the Bombarai Peninsula may be differentiated from those elsewhere, see Diamond (1985) [Diamond, 1985 #1321]; see also Gibbs (1994) [Gibbs, 1994 #15290].
15 For confirmation of date 1871 see Pieters & Dickinson (2005) [Pieters, 2005 #3077].
16 Recovered within Amblyornis by Kusmierski et al. (1997), but corroboration needed before change, see Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267].
17 For species sequence see Zwiers et al. (2008) [Zwiers, 2008 #10852].
18 For monotypic treatment see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524]; rothschildi is a synonym.
19 Correct original spelling. Spelling chrysocephalaus in Dickinson (2003) [Dickinson, 2003 #9533] was an ISS.
20 For recognition at species rank see Lenz (1999) [Lenz, 1999 #15306], Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267].
21 For recognition at species rank see Lenz (1999) [Lenz, 1999 #15306]. See also Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267]; who suggest this may form a superspecies with S. ardens, S. bakeri and S. chrysocephalus.
22 Circumscription follows Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524] and Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267]; but see Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602].
23 Recognition follows Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524] and Frith & Frith (2004, 2009) [Frith, 2004 #12287], [Frith, 2009 #12267]; but see Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602].
24 Considered to form a superspecies with C. guttata; see Sibley & Monroe (1990) [Sibley, 1990 #3636] and Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
25 For history of separation from C. maculata see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
26 For recognition see Frith & Frith (1997, 2004) [Frith, 1997 #1620] [Frith, 2004 #12287].
27 Includes oweni; the illustration of the type of nuchalis shows the western form, see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
28 Includes yorki; see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
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