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LOCUSTELLIDAE - Locustella warblers and allies1 (13:57)
LOCUSTELLA Kaup, 1829 F - Sylvia locustella Latham, 1790; type by tautonymy = Motacilla naevia Boddaert, 1783  2
Locustella fasciolata 3  (G.R. Gray, 1861) α Gray's Warbler
vSC Siberia east to Russian Far East, NE China >> Philippines, Sulawesi and satellites, Moluccas, W New Guinea
Locustella amnicola 4  Stepanyan, 1972 Stepanyan's Warbler
Sakhalin, Kuril Is., N Japan >> ?
Locustella pryeri5 Japanese Swamp Warbler
sinensis (Witherby, 1912) vSE Baikal and Russian Far East to Lake Khanka, NE China >> Korea, NE Mongolia, EC China
pryeri (Seebohm, 1884) NC Japan
Locustella certhiola6 Rusty-rumped Warbler
certhiola (Pallas, 1811) Russian Far East, NE China >> mainland SE Asia, Greater Sundas
sparsimstriata Meise, 19347 vSC Siberia east to Baikal (northwest of certhiola), N Mongolia >> NE India, Bangladesh, SE Asia
centralasiae Sushkin, 1925 W and C Mongolia, NW China east to Nei Mongol >> SE Asia
rubescens Blyth, 1845 NC Siberia east to Kolyma basin >> NE India, Bangladesh, SE Asia
minor David & Oustalet, 18778 vSE Siberia and NE China >> SE Asia
Locustella ochotensis Middendorff's Warbler
ochotensis (von Middendorff, 1853)9 vS Sakhalin, S Kuril Is., N Japan (Hokkaido) >> Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi
subcerthiola Swinhoe, 187410 Kamchatka, N Kuril Is. >> Borneo, Philippines
Locustella pleskei 11,12  Taczanowski, 1890 α Styan's Warbler
iSmall islands off Russian Far East, SW Japan and S Korea >> SE China, ? SE Asia
Locustella lanceolata Lanceolated Warbler
hendersonii (Cassin, 1858)13 Sakhalin, Kuril Is., N Japan >> Philippines, N Moluccas [Cassin, 1858 #677]
lanceolata (Temminck, 1840) vFinland and N Russia to Kamchatka, Russian Far East, N Mongolia, far-NE China >> E Bangladesh, Andamans and Nicobars, mainland SE Asia, Greater Sundas, Philippines
Locustella luscinioides Savi's Warbler
luscinioides (Savi, 1824) Europe and NW Africa to C Ukraine, Belarus and N Caucasus >> NE Africa to N Afrotropics
sarmatica Kazakov, 1973 vS Russia >> NE Africa
fusca (Severtsov, 1873) vAsia Minor and NE Arabia to W Mongolia and Kazakhstan >> NE and E Africa
Locustella fluviatilis   (J. Wolf, 1810) River Warbler
vC Europe to SW Siberia and Finland, Bulgaria, NW Kazakhstan >> SC and SE Africa
Locustella luteoventris 14  (Hodgson, 1845) Brown Bush Warbler
vS and SE China, Himalayan foothills east from West Bengal, NE India, W and N Myanmar, N Vietnam >> S Myanmar, N Thailand
Locustella tacsanowskia   Swinhoe, 1871 Chinese Bush Warbler
vS Siberia to Russian Far East, Mongolia, NE, NC and C China >> Nepal, NE India, N and EC continental SE Asia
Locustella major Long-billed Bush Warbler
major (W.E. Brooks, 1871)15 vE Pamir range, Himalayas from N Pakistan to Ladakh
innae (Portenko, 1955) NW China in W and S Xinjiang
Locustella naevia Grasshopper Warbler
naevia (Boddaert, 1783) vEurope east to Ukraine and W Russia >> W Africa
straminea Seebohm, 188116 vE Russia, SC and SW Siberia, N and E Kazakhstan, W and NW Mongolia to Tien Shan Mts. and NE Afghanistan >> NE Africa, SW and S Asia
obscurior Buturlin, 1929 vE Turkey, Caucasus area >> NE Africa
Locustella caudata Long-tailed Bush Warbler
caudata (Ogilvie-Grant, 1895) vN Luzon (Philippines)
unicolor (E. Hartert, 1904) Mindanao except Zamboanga Pen. (Philippines)
malindangensis (Mearns, 1909) vMindanao on N Zamboanga Pen.(Philippines)
Locustella accentor   (Sharpe, 1888) Friendly Bush Warbler
Mountains of NW Borneo
Locustella castanea Chestnut-backed Bush Warbler
disturbans (E. Hartert, 1900) Buru (S Moluccas)
musculus (Stresemann, 1914) Seram (S Moluccas)
castanea (Büttikofer, 1893) vSulawesi
Locustella davidi17 Baikal Bush Warbler
davidi (La Touche, 1923) Russian Far East, N Korea, NE China >> E continental SE Asia
suschkini (Stegmann, 1929)18 SC China (west of davidi) >> W and N continental SE Asia
Locustella kashmirensis 19  (Sushkin, 1925) Himalayan Bush Warbler
vHimalayan foothills from Himachal Pradesh to Uttarakhand
Locustella thoracica Spotted Bush Warbler
przevalskii (Sushkin, 1925)20 δNE Xizang and WC and C China from SW Gansu to S Shaanxi
thoracica (Blyth, 1845) vSE Xizang, SW and NC to SC China south to Guangxi, Himalayan foothills east from Nepal, N Myanmar
Locustella alishanensis   (Rasmussen, Round, Dickinson & Rozendaal, 2000) Taiwan Bush Warbler
vMountains of N and C Taiwan [Rasmussen, 2000 #3220]
Locustella montis 21  (E. Hartert, 1896) Javan Bush Warbler
Mountains of C and E Java, Bali
Locustella timorensis 22  (Mayr, 1944) Timor Bush Warbler
vTimor (Lesser Sundas)
Locustella mandelli23 Russet Bush Warbler
mandelli (W.E. Brooks, 1875) C and SC China, Himalayan foothills east from West Bengal, NE India, W and N continental SE Asia
idonea (Riley, 1940) vLangbian mountains (SC Vietnam)
melanorhyncha (Rickett, 1898) vE China south to Fujian >> SE China, NE continental SE Asia
Locustella seebohmi 24  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1895) Benguet Bush Warbler
N Luzon (Philippines)
MEGALURUS Horsfield, 1821 M - Megalurus palustris Horsfield, 1821; type by monotypy   25
Megalurus palustris Striated Grassbird
toklao (Blyth, 1843) C China, NE Pakistan, S Nepal, NW to NE and C India, Bangladesh, continental SE Asia except SW
palustris Horsfield, 1821 vJava, Bali
forbesi Bangs, 1919 Philippines except Sulu Arch. (other than Basilan)
SCHOENICOLA Blyth, 1844 M - Thimalia platyura Jerdon, 1841; type by monotypy   
Schoenicola platyurus 26,27  (Jerdon, 1841) α Broad-tailed Warbler
vSW India
Schoenicola brevirostris28 Fan-tailed Grassbird
alexinae (von Heuglin, 1863) Sierra Leone to W Ivory Coast; E Nigeria to Ethiopia, south to Angola, Tanzania
brevirostris (Sundevall, 1850) vMalawi to E South Africa
BRADYPTERUS Swainson, 1837 M - Bradypterus platyurus Swainson, 1837; type by monotypy = Sylvia baboecala Vieillot, 1817  29,30
Bradypterus brunneus 31  (Sharpe, 1877) Brown Emu-tail
vNE and EC Madagascar
Bradypterus sylvaticus Knysna Warbler
sylvaticus Sundevall, 1860 vS South Africa (coastal Western Cape and W Eastern Cape)
pondoensis Haagner, 190932 αvSE South Africa (coastal E Eastern Cape)
Bradypterus graueri   Neumann, 1908 Grauer's Swamp Warbler
iE DR Congo, SW Uganda, Rwanda, N Burundi
Bradypterus grandis   Ogilvie-Grant, 1917 Dja River Warbler
vSE Cameroon, SW Central African Republic, Gabon
Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler
abyssinicus (Blundell & Lovat, 1899)33 vEthiopia
tongensis Roberts, 1931 vSE Kenya to E and S Zambia, Mozambique, lowland E South Africa (E Limpopo to coastal N Eastern Cape)
msiri Neave, 1909 E Angola, SE DR Congo, NE Botswana, W and N Zambia, SW Tanzania; ? Ghana to Cameroon34
benguellensis Bannerman, 1927 vW Angola
transvaalensis Roberts, 191935 vZimbabwe plateau, upland E South Africa (W Limpopo to Free State, W KwaZulu-Natal and E Griqualand)
baboecala (Vieillot, 1817) S South Africa
Bradypterus centralis36 Eastern Rush Warbler
chadensis Bannerman, 1936 vW Chad
sudanensis C.H.B. Grant & Mackworth-Praed, 194137 vSouth Sudan
centralis Neumann, 1908 vNE DR Congo, Rwanda, SW Uganda
elgonensis von Madarász, 1912 vW and C Kenya, SE Uganda
Bradypterus carpalis   Chapin, 1916 White-winged Swamp Warbler
vNE and E DR Congo, Rwanda, E Burundi, NW Tanzania, SW and S Uganda, W Kenya and N Zambia
Bradypterus barratti Barratt's Warbler
priesti Benson, 1946 E Zimbabwe and adjacent Mozambique
barratti Sharpe, 1876 NE South Africa (Limpopo to N KwaZulu-Natal), adjacent SW Mozambique, Swaziland
cathkinensis Vincent, 1948 vE South Africa (Drakensberg Mts.)
godfreyi (Roberts, 1922) SE South Africa (coastal Eastern Cape to SE KwaZulu-Natal)
Bradypterus bangwaensis 38  Delacour, 1943 Bangwa Forest Warbler
vE Nigeria, W Cameroon
Bradypterus lopezi39,40 Evergreen-forest Warbler
1 lopezi (Alexander, 1903)41 δBioko
1 manengubae Serle, 194942 W Cameroon (Mt. Manenguba)
1 camerunensis Alexander, 1909 vSW Cameroon (Mont Cameroun)
1 barakae Sharpe, 1906 E DR Congo, Rwanda, SW Uganda
2 mariae von Madarász, 190543 Kenya, NE Tanzania
2 usambarae Reichenow, 1917 SE Kenya (Taita Hills), E and S Tanzania, N Malawi (Misuku Hills, Nyika Plateau), N Mozambique
2 ufipae (C.H.B. Grant & Mackworth-Praed, 1941) SW Tanzania, SE DR Congo, N Zambia
2 granti Benson, 1939 C and S Malawi, adjacent Mozambique
2 boultoni Chapin, 1948 W Angola
Bradypterus cinnamomeus Bracken Warbler
cavei J.D. Macdonald, 1939 SE South Sudan, NE Uganda
cinnamomeus (Rüppell, 1840) vEthiopia to W and C Kenya, N Tanzania, S Uganda and (except Rwenzori Mts.) E DR Congo
mildbreadi Reichenow, 1908 Rwenzori Mts. (E DR Congo, W Uganda)
nyassae Shelley, 1893 E and S Tanzania, SE DR Congo, NE Zambia, Malawi
Bradypterus alfredi Bamboo Warbler
alfredi Hartlaub, 1890 W Ethiopia, S South Sudan, W Uganda, E DR Congo
kungwensis Moreau, 1942 vW Tanzania, NW Zambia
CINCLORAMPHUS Gould, 1838 M - Megalurus cruralis Vigors & Horsfield, 1827; type by original designation44
Cincloramphus cruralis   (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827) Brown Songlark
vAustralia (except extreme north)
Cincloramphus mathewsi 45  Iredale, 1911 Rufous Songlark
Australia
Cincloramphus timoriensis46 Tawny Grassbird
tweeddalei (McGregor, 1908) Luzon to Panay, Negros and Samar (Philippines)
alopex (Parkes, 1970) Bohol, Cebu and Leyte (Philippines)
crex (Salomonsen, 1953) Mindanao, Basilan (Philippines)
mindorensis (Salomonsen, 1953) vMindoro (Philippines)
celebensis (Riley, 1919) vN Sulawesi
inquirendus (Siebers, 1928) vSumba (Lesser Sundas)
timoriensis (Wallace, 1864) vTimor (Lesser Sundas)
amboinensis (Salvadori, 1876) vAmbon (S Moluccas)
muscalis (Rand, 1938) vLowland SC New Guinea (Trans-Fly region)
alisteri (Mathews, 1912)47 Coastal and subcoastal N, NE and EC Australia
Cincloramphus macrurus48 Papuan Grassbird
1 mayri (E. Hartert, 1930) Lowland N New Guinea (Lake Sentani grasslands to Sepik basin)
1 interscapularis (P.L. Sclater, 1880) vNew Britain, New Ireland (Bismarck Arch.)
2 stresemanni (E. Hartert, 1930) Montane NW New Guinea (mountains of Doberai Pen.)
2 alpinus (Mayr & Rand, 1935)49 vUpper montane and alpine WC to SE New Guinea (Maoke Mts. to Wharton Range)
2 wahgiensis (Mayr & Gilliard, 1951) vMid-montane EC and SE New Guinea (Victor Emanuel Range to Herzog Range)
2 harterti (Mayr, 1931) Mid-montane to alpine NE New Guinea (mountains of Huon Pen.)
2 macrurus (Salvadori, 1876) vLower to mid-montane SE New Guinea (Wharton Range to Owen Stanley Range)
POODYTES Cabanis, 1851 M - Sphenoeacus gramineus Gould, 1845; type by monotypy50
Poodytes gramineus Little Grassbird
papuensis (Junge, 1952) vMontane WC New Guinea (Wissel Lakes)
goulburni (Mathews, 1912)51 E and C Australia >> NW Australia
thomasi (Mathews, 1912)52 SW Western Australia
gramineus (Gould, 1845) vTasmania, King I., Flinders I.
Poodytes punctatus53 Fernbird
vealeae (R. Kemp, 1912) North Island (New Zealand)
punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) vSouth Island (New Zealand)
stewartianus (Oliver, 1930) vStewart I. and surrounding islets (New Zealand)
wilsoni (Stead, 1936) Codfish I. (New Zealand)
caudatus (Buller, 1894) vSnares Is. (New Zealand)
†? rufescens (Buller, 1869) Chatham Is. (New Zealand)
Poodytes carteri 54  (North, 1900) Spinifex-bird
WC Western Australia (Pilbara), C and S Northern Territory, W Queensland, NE South Australia
Poodytes albolimbatus   D'Albertis & Salvadori, 1879 Fly River Grassbird
vLowland SC New Guinea (Trans-Fly region)
GENERA INCERTAE SEDIS
AMPHILAIS S.A. Parker, 1984 M - Dromaeocercus seebohmi Sharpe, 1879; type by original designation   
Amphilais seebohmi   (Sharpe, 1879) Madagascar Grassbird
iNE and EC Madagascar
BUETTIKOFERELLA Stresemann, 1928 F - Napothera bivittata Bonaparte, 1850; type by monotypy   55
Buettikoferella bivittata   (Bonaparte, 1850) Buff-banded Grassbird
vTimor (Lesser Sundas)
CHAETORNIS G.R. Gray, 1848 F - Megalurus? striatus Jerdon, 1841; type by original designation   56
Chaetornis striata 57  (Jerdon, 1841) Bristled Grass Warbler
vNE Pakistan, NW to NE India, C Bangladesh >> EC India
ELAPHRORNIS Legge, 1879 M - Brachypteryx? palliseri Blyth, 1851; type by monotypy   58
Elaphrornis palliseri   (Blyth, 1851) Sri Lanka Bush Warbler
iSri Lanka
MALIA Schlegel, 1880 F - Malia grata Schlegel, 1880; type by monotypy   59
Malia grata Malia
recondita A.B. Meyer & Wiglesworth, 1894 vMountains of N Sulawesi
stresemanni Meise, 1931 Mountains of C and SE Sulawesi
grata Schlegel, 1880 vMountains of SW Sulawesi
MEGALURULUS J. Verreaux, 1869 M - Megalurulus mariae J. Verreaux, 1869; type by monotypy   60
Megalurulus mariae 61  J. Verreaux, 1869 δ New Caledonian Thicketbird
iNew Caledonia
Megalurulus whitneyi Melanesian Thicketbird
grosvenori (Gilliard, 1960)62 New Britain (Bismarck Arch.)
llaneae (Hadden, 1983)63 Bougainville (N Solomons)
turipavae (Cain & I.C.J. Galbraith, 1955) Guadalcanal (SE Solomons)
whitneyi (Mayr, 1933) Espíritu Santo (Vanuatu)
Megalurulus rubiginosus   (P.L. Sclater, 1881) Rusty Thicketbird
vNew Britain (Bismarck Arch.)
Megalurulus rufus Long-legged Thicketbird
rufus (Reichenow, 1890) vViti Levu (Fiji)
cluniei (Kinsky, 1975) Vanua Levu (Fiji)
ROBSONIUS Collar, 2006 M - Napothera rabori Rand, 1960; type by original designation and monotypy64
Robsonius rabori65 Rabor's Ground Warbler
1 rabori (Rand, 1960) Central cordillera of N Luzon (Philippines)
2 thompsoni Hosner et al., 201366 Sierra Madre, NE and EC Luzon [Hosner, 2013 #15148]
3 sorsogonensis (Rand & Rabor, 1967)67 vS Luzon, Catanduanes (Philippines) [Rand, 1967 #3200]

1 Family not yet well resolved by molecular studies. Those screened by Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681] are treated first. Due differing datasets and methodology used by Oliveros et al. (2012) [Oliveros, 2012 #14715] extra locustellid genera they screened are listed afterwards.
2 Includes most species historically ascribed to Tribura and Dumeticola and related small genera all previously subsumed within Bradypterus; and derives from Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681] with their species sequence.
3 For date of publication see Duncan (1937) [Duncan, 1937 #1442].
4 For treatment as a separate species from L. fasciolata see Drovetski et al. (2004) [Drovetski, 2004 #1429] and Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681]. But see Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739].
5 For the recommendation that that this be placed in Locustella see Morioka & Shigeta (1993) [Morioka, 1993 #2728]. Corroborated by molecular studies; see Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681].
6 Forms a superspecies with L. ochotensis and L. pleskei; see Pearson (2006) [Pearson, 2006 #15592].
7 For recognition see Stepanyan (1990) [Stepanyan, 1990 #3721].
8 For recognition see Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739]. But see Stepanyan (2003) [Stepanyan, 2003 #4769].
9 Kalyakin et al. (1993) [Kalyakin, 1993 #2168] suggested that the name ochotensis could not be used. However, see Loskot (2002) [Loskot, 2002 #2421].
10 For recognition see Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739]. But see Kalyakin et al. (1993) [Kalyakin, 1993 #2168].
11 Drovetski et al. (2004) [Drovetski, 2004 #1429] suggested, based on DNA, that this should be treated as a subspecies of L. ochotensis but see Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739].
12 For date of publication see Duncan (1937) [Duncan, 1937 #1442].
13 For recognition see Loskot & Sokolov (1993) [Loskot, 1993 #2418].
14 Includes ticehursti see Dickinson et al. (2000) [Dickinson, 2000 #1368].
15 Watson (1986) [Watson, 1986 #4449] cited this from the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal; the name and description appeared a year earlier in the Society's Proceedings.
16 Includes mongolica; see Stepanyan (2003) [Stepanyan, 2003 #4769] and Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739]. But see Pearson (2006) [Pearson, 2006 #15592].
17 For suggested treatment as a separate species from L. thoracica; see Round & Loskot (1995) [Round, 1995 #3395] and Alström et al. (2008) [Alström, 2008 #10978]. For such treatment see Rasmussen & Anderton (2005) [Rasmussen, 2005 #4749] and Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739].
18 Includes shanensis see Round & Loskot (1995) [Round, 1995 #3395].
19 For treatment as a separate species from L. thoracica see Alström et al. (2008) [Alström, 2008 #10978] and Rasmussen & Anderton (2012) [Rasmussen, 2012 #15479]. But see Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739].
20 Correct original spelling. Spelling przewalskii in Dickinson (2003) [Dickinson, 2003 #9533] was an ISS.
21 For treatment as a monotypic species endemic to Java (but with sight records and recordings from Bali) see Dickinson et al. (2000) [Dickinson, 2000 #1368]. For a suggestion this might be treated as a subspecies of L. mandelli see Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681].
22 For reasons not to treat this as a subspecies of montis see Dickinson et al. (2000) [Dickinson, 2000 #1368].
23 For the use of the name mandelli see Dickinson et al. (2000) [Dickinson, 2000 #1368].
24 For treatment as a monotypic Philippine endemic species see Dickinson et al. (2000) [Dickinson, 2000 #1368].
25 Treated here as monospecific and aligned with bradypteran warblers, drawn from the consensus of molecular data in Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681] who retained the conventional grouping with the Australian grassbirds instead.
26 This species not screened by Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681]. Their placement of Schoenicola in the bradypteran lineage rests on the position of African S. brevirostris, previously considered conspecific with S. platyurus.
27 For correct date see Dickinson et al. (2004) [Dickinson, 2004 #1390].
28 For separation from S. platyurus see Hall & Moreau (1970) [Hall, 1970 #1887] and Fry (1997) [Fry, 1997 #1630].
29 Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681], supported by Drovetski et al. (2004) [Drovetski, 2004 #1429], showed that combining Asian species with Afro-Eurasian in a broad genus Bradypterus, as in Watson et al. (1986) [Watson, 1986 #4449], creates paraphyly with Locustella; accordingly all Asian species are now subsumed provisionally in Locustella, partly due to lack of an available generic name.
30 Species sequence is based on Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681].
31 The use of the name Emu-tail for two species may prove unfortunate; its previous congener Dromaecercus seebohmi was transferred to the genus Amphilais; see Parker (1984) [Parker, 1984 #2905]. That may or may not belong to this family.
32 For correct date of publication see The Ibis, 1910, p. 212.
33 Inclusion within B. baboecala based on the vocal information of Benson (1946) [Benson, 1946 #15722].
34 Birds of Ghana to Cameroon, which belong in B. baboecala rather than B. centralis, see Chappuis (2000) [Chappuis, 2000 #13693], are perhaps best placed here.
35 For recognition see Grimes, Fry & Keith (1997) [Grimes, 1997 #1821].
36 For treatment as a separate species from B. baboecala see Chappuis (2000) [Chappuis, 2000 #13693] and Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681].
37 Treatment within B. centralis is tentative pending vocal and molecular information.
38 For treatment as a separate species from B. cinnamomeus, see Dowsett-Lemaire & Dowsett (1989) [Dowsett-Lemaire, 1989 #15579] and Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739]. But see Grimes, Fry & Keith (1997) [Grimes, 1997 #1821] who treated it as a race of B. lopezi.
39 Subspecies groups follow Kennerley & Pearson (2010) [Kennerley, 2010 #12739].
40 For treatment as a separate species from B. barratti see Grimes, Fry & Keith (1997) [Grimes, 1997 #1821].
41 Spelled lopesi by Watson et al. (1986) [Watson, 1986 #4449] and Dickinson (2003) [Dickinson, 2003 #9533], but original spelling is lopezi and no internal evidence is present to justify emendation.
42 Considered synonymous with B. lopezi bangwaensis (now split) by Grimes et al. (1997) [Grimes, 1997 #1821], but both taxa since shown to occur on Mt. Manenguba (Dowsett & Dowsett-Lemaire, 1998) [Dowsett, 1998 #15443].
43 This and the subspecies usambarae, ufipae, granti and boultoni were treated as a species B. mariae by e.g. Dowsett & Dowsett-Lemaire (1980) [Dowsett, 1980 #1414], but later included in B. lopezi by Dowsett-Lemaire & Dowsett (1989) [Dowsett-Lemaire, 1989 #15579] and Grimes, Fry & Keith (1997) [Grimes, 1997 #1821].
44 Circumscription follows lineage F1 of Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681] and includes Australasian species formerly placed in Megalurus.
45 First named Anthus rufescens Vigors & Horsfield, 1827, a name preoccupied by Anthus rufescens Temminck, 1820.
46 Two species, C. timoriensis and C. macrurus, are retained following Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524] and Bairlein (2006) [Bairlein, 2006 #12224]. But see Christidis & Boles (2008) [Christidis, 2008 #11602] and Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681].
47 Includes oweni see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
48 The two subspecies groups differ: lowland subspecies mayri and interscapularis have 10 rectrices; the second macrurus group is montane and has 12 rectrices; for recognition see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524] and Bairlein (2006) [Bairlein, 2006 #12224].
49 Tentatively includes montanus. The range ascribed to montanus in Watson et al. (1986) [Watson, 1986 #4449] falls within that assigned to alpinus.
50 Circumscription based on well-supported lineage F2 of Alström et al. (2011) [Alström, 2011 #12681] and includes Australasian species formerly placed in Megalurus, Bowdleria and Eremiornis.
51 For recognition see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
52 For recognition see Schodde & Mason (1999) [Schodde, 1999 #3524].
53 For retention of genus Bowdleria see Gill et al. (2010) [Gill, 2010 #12348].
54 Formerly placed in Megalurus; included tentatively in Poodytes here pending confirmation of relationships.
55 The single species here was placed in the genus Megalurulus by Watson et al. (1986) [Watson, 1986 #4449] following Ripley (1985) [Ripley, 1985 #3336], but kept in Buettikoferella in White & Bruce (1986) [White, 1986 #4194] and in Dickinson (2003) [Dickinson, 2003 #9533].
56 Apparently not screened in any molecular study, probably basal to, or not certainly a member of, this family.
57 For correct date see Dickinson et al. (2004) [Dickinson, 2004 #1390].
58 Historically treated as a close relative of Asian species previously placed in the genus Bradypterus; apparently not yet subjected to molecular study.
59 For tentative placement in the family Locustellidae see Oliveros et al. (2012) [Oliveros, 2012 #14715]; but these authors suggested additional DNA sequence data and denser sampling of the family were needed.
60 Includes Cichlornis and Ortygocichla see Ripley (1985) [Ripley, 1985 #3336] and Bairlein (2006) [Bairlein, 2006 #12224]; but see Mayr & Diamond (2001) [Mayr, 2001 #10562] for retention of those genera.
61 Correct original spelling. Spelling mariei in Dickinson (2003) [Dickinson, 2003 #9533] was an ISS.
62 For treatment as a subspecies of M. whitneyi see Ripley (1985) [Ripley, 1985 #3336] and Bairlein (2006) [Bairlein, 2006 #12224]; but see Mayr & Diamond (2001) [Mayr, 2001 #10562] for retention as species.
63 For treatment as a subspecies of M. whitneyi see Ripley (1985) [Ripley, 1985 #3336] and Bairlein (2006) [Bairlein, 2006 #12224]; but see Mayr & Diamond (2001) [Mayr, 2001 #10562] for retention as species.
64 For placement in the family Locustellidae see Oliveros et al. (2012) [Oliveros, 2012 #14715].
65 The three subspecies groups reflect the three PSC species resolved by Hosner et al. (2013) [Hosner, 2013 #15148].
66 Described as a species.
67 Includes mesoluzonica duPont, 1971 [duPont, 1971 #1443]; see Collar (2006) [Collar, 2006 #9515] and Hosner et al. (2013) [Hosner, 2013 #15148].
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