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CLIMACTERIDAE - Australian Treecreepers1 (2:7)
CORMOBATES Mathews, 1922 F - Certhia leucophaea Latham, 1801; type by original designation   2
Cormobates leucophaea3 White-throated Treecreeper/White-throated Barkcreeper
minor (E.P. Ramsay, 1891) vNE Queensland
intermedia (Boles & Longmore, 1984)4 αvEC Queensland [Boles, 1984 #402]
metastasis Schodde, 1989 SE Queensland, NE New South Wales [Schodde, 1989 #3517]
leucophaea (Latham, 1801)5 αvSE Australia
grisescens (Mathews, 1912) SC South Australia (Mount Lofty Range)
Cormobates placens Papuan Treecreeper/Papuan Barkcreeper
placens (P.L. Sclater, 1874) Montane NW New Guinea (mountains of Vogelkop)
steini (Mayr, 1936) Montane WC to EC New Guinea (central cordillera from Kobowre Mts. to Tari)
inexpectata (Rand, 1940)6 vMontane WC New Guinea (N slopes of Maoke Mts.)
meridionalis (E. Hartert, 1907) vMontane SE New Guinea
CLIMACTERIS Temminck, 1820 M - Climacteris picumnus Temminck, 1824; type by subsequent designation (G.R. Gray, 1840, A List of the Genera of Birds, p. 18).   7
Climacteris erythrops 8,9  Gould, 1841 Red-browed Treecreeper/Red-browed Barkcreeper
iSE Queensland, E New South Wales, E Victoria
Climacteris affinis White-browed Treecreeper/White-browed Barkcreeper
superciliosus North, 189510 vWC Australia
affinis Blyth, 186311 αvEC Australia
Climacteris rufus   Gould, 1841 δ Rufous Treecreeper/Rufous Barkcreeper
vSW to SC Australia (east to Eyre Pen.)
Climacteris picumnus12 Brown Treecreeper/Brown Barkcreeper
melanotus Gould, 1847 vNE Australia (Cape York Pen.)
picumnus Temminck, 182413 NE to inland E Australia
victoriae Mathews, 191214 SE Queensland, E New South Wales to E and S Victoria
Climacteris melanurus Black-tailed Treecreeper/Black-tailed Barkcreeper
melanurus Gould, 1843 vNW to NC Australia
wellsi Ogilvie-Grant, 1909 WC Australia (Pilbara region)

1 The sequence of genera and species recognised follows Christidis & Boles (1994, 2008) [Christidis, 1994 #757], [Christidis, 2008 #11602], and Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524]. Australian subspecies follow Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524], New Guinea ones follow Noske (2007) [Noske, 2007 #12238].
2 For recognition see Sibley et al. (1984) [Sibley, 1984 #15192].
3 Forms a superspecies with C. placens; see Sibley & Monroe (1990) [Sibley, 1990 #3636] and Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
4 For correct year of publication see p. ii of this volume of Emu.
5 For reasons to revert to 1801 and not use 1802 see Schodde et al. (2010) [Schodde, 2010 #12422].
6 Relationship between steini and inexpectata unresolved, see Gilliard & LeCroy (1961) [Gilliard, 1961 #6246].
7 Sequence of species follows the reasoning of Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524]; but see Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602].
8 Includes olinda; see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
9 Forms a superspecies with C. affinis; see Greenway (1967) [Greenway, 1967 #4634].
10 For recognition see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
11 For appropriate date see Dickinson & Pittie (2006) [Dickinson, 2006 #9467].
12 Forms a superspecies with C. rufus and C. melanurus; see Greenway (1967) [Greenway, 1967 #4634].
13 Attributable to Temminck alone not Temminck & Laugier as given by Greenway (1967) [Greenway, 1967 #4634]; see Dickinson (2001) [Dickinson, 2001 #1369].
14 For recognition see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
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