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SCLERURIDAE - Leaftossers1 (2:17)
SCLERURUS Swainson, 1827 M - Thamnophilus caudacutus Vieillot, 1816; type by subsequent monotypy (G.R. Gray, 1855, Cat. of the Genera and Subgenera of Birds, p. 42).  
Sclerurus mexicanus2,3 Tawny-throated Leaftosser
1 mexicanus P.L. Sclater, 1857 vSE Mexico (Veracruz) to N Nicaragua
1 pullus Bangs, 1902 vHighlands of Costa Rica, W Panama (to Veraguas, Coclé)
2 andinus Chapman, 1914 vE Panama (Panamá to Darién, Comarca Guna Yala), N Colombia (to Sierra de Perijá), NW and S Venezuela, W Guyana
3 obscurior E. Hartert, 1901 vE Panama (Cerros Pirre in Darién, Tacarcuna, Malí), W Andes from W Colombia to SW Ecuador (El Oro, W Loja)
4 peruvianus C. Chubb, 1919 vS and E Colombia, E Ecuador, E Peru, W Amazonian Brazil (Amazonas, Acre, N Rondônia), NW and C Bolivia (to NW Santa Cruz)
5 macconnelli C. Chubb, 1919 The Guianas, Amazonian Brazil (R. Negro, R. Tapajós to Maranhão, south to N Mato Grosso)
5 bahiae C. Chubb, 1919 Coastal E Brazil (Alagoas to NE São Paulo)
Sclerurus rufigularis Short-billed Leaftosser
fulvigularis Todd, 1920 vS Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar), the Guianas, N Brazil (Roraima)
brunnescens Todd, 1948 SE Colombia (from Meta, Vaupés), NW Amazonian Brazil (east to R. Negro), E Ecuador, NE Peru (north of R. Amazon)
furfurosus Todd, 1948 vN Amazonian Brazil (north of R. Amazon, west to R. Negro)
rufigularis von Pelzeln, 1868 αvNE Peru (south of R. Amazon in N Loreto), S Amazonian Brazil (Amazonas to Maranhão, south to N Mato Grosso), E Bolivia (E Beni, NE Santa Cruz)
Sclerurus guatemalensis4 Scaly-throated Leaftosser
guatemalensis (Hartlaub, 1844) vSE Mexico (S Veracruz, NE Oaxaca) to C Panama (Colón)
salvini Salvadori & Festa, 1899 E Panama (Panamá to Darién), NW Colombia (N Chocó), W Ecuador (Esmeraldas to SW Manabí, W Guayas, N Los Ríos)
ennosiphyllus Wetmore, 1951 vN Colombia (Antioquia to Bolívar) [Wetmore, 1951 #4134]
Sclerurus caudacutus5 Black-tailed Leaftosser
brunneus P.L. Sclater, 18576 vSE Colombia, S Venezuela, E Ecuador, E Peru, W Amazonian Brazil (W Amazonas, Acre, Rondônia)
caudacutus (Vieillot, 1816) vThe Guianas
insignis J.T. Zimmer, 19347 vN Amazonian Brazil (NW Pará)
pallidus J.T. Zimmer, 1934 vS Amazonian Brazil (R. Madeira to W Maranhão)
caligineus O.M. de O. Pinto, 19548 vCoastal NE Brazil (Alagoas) [Pinto, 1954 #3084]
umbretta (M.H.C. Lichtenstein, 1823) Coastal E Brazil (Bahia to Espírito Santo)
Sclerurus albigularis Gray-throated Leaftosser
canigularis Ridgway, 1889 vCosta Rica, W Panama (W Chiriquí)
propinquus Bangs, 1899 vN Colombia (Santa Marta Mts.)
albigularis P.L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869 vE Colombia (E Andes, Sierra de la Macarena), W and N Venezuela; Trinidad and Tobago
kunanensis Aveledo & Ginés, 19509 vSierra de Perijá (NE Colombia/NW Venezuela) [Aveledo, 1950 #113]
zamorae Chapman, 1923 E slope of Andes in E Ecuador (from W Napo), N and C Peru (Cajamarca to Pasco)
albicollis Carriker, 1935 vSE Peru (Ucayali), SW Brazil (Acre, N Rondônia), W and C Bolivia (La Paz, Beni to NW Santa Cruz; Tarija)
kempffi Kratter, 1997 E Bolivia (Serranía de Huanchaca in NE Santa Cruz) [Kratter, 1997 #2282]
Sclerurus scansor Rufous-breasted Leaftosser
cearensis E. Snethlage, 1924 vNE Brazil (Ceará to N Bahia)
scansor (Ménétries, 1835) C, EC and SE Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás, Minas Gerais to Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay, NE Argentina (Misiones)
GEOSITTA Swainson, 1837 F - Geositta anthoides Swainson, 1838; type by subsequent monotypy (Swainson, 1838, Animals in Menageries, p. 323). = Alauda fissirostris von Kittlitz, 1835  10
Geositta peruviana Coastal Miner
paytae Menegaux & Hellmayr, 1906 NW Peru (Tumbes to Ancash)
peruviana Lafresnaye, 184711 vW Peru (Ancash to Lima)
rostrata Stolzmann, 1926 vSW Peru (Ica)
Geositta tenuirostris Slender-billed Miner
kalimayae Krabbe, 1992 Andes of C Ecuador (Cotopaxi) [Krabbe, 1992 #2274]
tenuirostris (Lafresnaye, 1836) vAndes of Peru (Cajamarca to W slope of Arequipa, south from Huánuco on E slope), Bolivia, NW Argentina (Jujuy to Catamarca)
Geositta cunicularia12 Common Miner
1 juninensis Taczanowski, 1884 vAndes of C Peru (Junín, Huancavelica)
1 titicacae J.T. Zimmer, 1935 Andes of S Peru (Ayacucho to Puno), Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba to Potosí), N Chile (Tarapacá), NW Argentina (Jujuy to W Mendoza)
1 frobeni (R.A. Philippi, Sr. & Landbeck, 1864) Pacific slope of S Peru (Arequipa to Tacna)
1 georgei Koepcke, 1965 Coastal S Peru (S Ica, W Arequipa) [Koepcke, 1965 #2257]
1 deserticolor Hellmayr, 1924 Coastal S Peru (S Arequipa), N Chile (to N Atacama)
1 fissirostris (von Kittlitz, 1835) vC Chile (S Atacama to Llanquihué)
1 contrerasi Nores & Yzurieta, 1980 WC Argentina (Sierras Grandes in Córdoba) [Nores, 1980 #2777]
1 hellmayri J.L. Peters, 1925 C Chile (Malleco), SW Argentina (C Neuquén to NW Chubut); ? W Argentina (Salta, Tucumán to Mendoza)
2 cunicularia (Vieillot, 1816) vE Argentina (from S Córdoba, S Corrientes), SE Brazil (SE Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay, S Chile (from Aisén) to Tierra del Fuego
Geositta punensis   Dabbene, 1917 Puna Miner
vAltiplano of S Peru (Puno, Moquegua), W Bolivia (La Paz to Potosí), NW Chile (to Atacama), NW Argentina (to W Catamarca)
Geositta poeciloptera 13  (zu Wied, 1830) Campo Miner
vSC Brazil (C Mato Grosso, S Goiás, C Bahia to C Minas Gerais, São Paulo, N Paraná), NE Bolivia (NE Santa Cruz), NE Paraguay
Geositta crassirostris Thick-billed Miner
crassirostris P.L. Sclater, 1866 vCoastal hills of W Peru (Lima)
fortis von Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 190114 vAndes of SW Peru (Lima to Arequipa) [von Berlepsch, 1901 #4044]
Geositta rufipennis Rufous-banded Miner
fasciata (R.A. Philippi, Sr. & Landbeck, 1864)15 vAndes in W Bolivia (La Paz to Potosí; ? Tarija), N and C Chile (Atacama to Malleco)
harrisoni Marin, Kiff & G.L. Peña, 1989 N Chile (SW Antofagasta) [Marin, 1989 #2489]
rufipennis (Burmeister, 1860) vNW Argentina (Jujuy to San Juan)
giaii Contreras, 197616 SW Argentina (S Neuquén to Chubut) [Contreras, 1976 #1045]
ottowi G. Hoy, 196817 WC Argentina (Sierra de Córdoba) [Hoy, 1968 #2023]
hoyi Contreras, 198018 W Argentina (La Rioja; Mendoza to N Neuquén), S Chile (S Aisén) [Contreras, 1980 #1047]
Geositta maritima   (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) Grayish Miner
vW Peru (from Ancash), N Chile (to Atacama)
Geositta antarctica   Landbeck, 1880 Short-billed Miner
vS Argentina (S Santa Cruz to N Tierra del Fuego), S Chile (Magallanes) >> W and S Argentina (to Mendoza)
Geositta saxicolina   Taczanowski, 1875 Dark-winged Miner
vAndes of C Peru (W Pasco to E Lima, Huancavelica)
Geositta isabellina   (R.A. Philippi, Sr. & Landbeck, 1864) Creamy-rumped Miner
vAndes of C Chile (Atacama to Talca), WC Argentina (Jujuy, Catamarca, San Juan, Mendoza)

1 For separation from the Furnariidae and treatment at family rank see Moyle et al. (2009) [Moyle, 2009 #11813], Derryberry et al. (2011) [Derryberry, 2011 #12852] and Ohlson et al. (2013) [Ohlson, 2013 #14349].
2 Probably consists of more than one species; see Remsen (2003) [Remsen, 2003 #12191] and d'Horta et al. (2013) [d'Horta, 2013 #14332] and appears to be paraphyletic. Under review.
3 Subspecies groups follow d'Horta et al. (2013) [d'Horta, 2013 #14332].
4 Diagnosability of subspecies doubted by Remsen (2003) [Remsen, 2003 #12191].
5 Subspecies treatment requires detailed evaluation; see Remsen (2003) [Remsen, 2003 #12191].
6 Includes olivascens; see Remsen (2003) [Remsen, 2003 #12191].
7 Doubtfully diagnosable; see Remsen (2003) [Remsen, 2003 #12191].
8 Overlooked by Remsen (2003) [Remsen, 2003 #12191].
9 For recognition as a diagnosable taxon, see Restall et al. (2006) [Restall, 2006 #12477]; but see also Kratter (1997) [Kratter, 1997 #2282] and Remsen (2003) [Remsen, 2003 #12191].
10 Sequence of species follows Derryberry et al. (2011) [Derryberry, 2011 #12852].
11 For conservation of this name and of the name paytae see Opinion 1101 (I.C.Z.N., 1978) [I.C.Z.N., 1978 #9655].
12 Probably comprises more than one species; see Fjeldså & Krabbe (1990) [Fjeldså, 1990 #1570] and Cheviron et al. (2005) [Cheviron, 2005 #746].
13 Formerly treated in a monotypic genus Geobates, but see Cheviron et al. (2005) [Cheviron, 2005 #746] and Derryberry et al. (2011) [Derryberry, 2011 #12852].
14 For recognition see Koepcke (1965) [Koepcke, 1965 #2257].
15 Includes hellmayri Esteban, 1949 [Esteban, 1949 #1515]; this name is preoccupied by G. c. hellmayri J.L. Peters, 1925; see Peters (1951) [Peters, 1951 #3015].
16 For recognition see Darrieu & Camperi (2006) [Darrieu, 2006 #15498].
17 For recognition see Darrieu & Camperi (2006) [Darrieu, 2006 #15498].
18 For recognition and inclusion of fragai Nores, 1986 [Nores, 1986 #2780], see Darrieu & Camperi (2006) [Darrieu, 2006 #15498].
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