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FALCUNCULIDAE - Shrike-tits (1:3)
FALCUNCULUS Vieillot, 1816 M - Lanius frontatus Latham, 1801; type by monotypy   
Falcunculus whitei   A.J. Campbell, 1910 Northern Shrike-tit
iNW Western Australia, N Northern Territory
Falcunculus leucogaster   Gould, 1838 Western Shrike-tit
iS Western Australia
Falcunculus frontatus 1,2  (Latham, 1801) α Eastern Shrike-tit
vE to SC Australia

1 Separation into three species maintained partly because of the arguments put forward by Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524] and partly because no substantive case has ever been made to the contrary; cf. Mayr (1953) [Mayr, 1953 #15730] and Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602].
2 For reasons to revert to 1801 and not use 1802 see Schodde et al. (2010) [Schodde, 2010 #12422].
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