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HELIORNITHIDAE - Finfoots1 (3:3)
PODICA Lesson, 1831 F - Heliornis senegalensis Vieillot, 1817; type by monotypy  
Podica senegalensis African Finfoot
senegalensis (Vieillot, 1817)2 vSenegal to Nigeria, S Cameroon, Gabon, and Congo Basin, Uganda and NW Tanzania; Ethiopia
somereni Chapin, 1954 C and SE Kenya, NE Tanzania [Chapin, 1954 #689]
petersii Hartlaub, 1852 Angola to Mozambique, south to E South Africa
HELIOPAIS Sharpe, 1893 M - Podica personata G.R. Gray, 1849; type by original designation  
Heliopais personatus   (G.R. Gray, 1849) Masked Finfoot
vNE India, Bangladesh, W continental SE Asia >> mainland SE Asia, Sumatra, W Java
HELIORNIS Bonnaterre, 1791 M - Heliornis fulicarius Bonnaterre, 1791; type by monotypy = Colymbus fulica Boddaert, 1783  
Heliornis fulica   (Boddaert, 1783) Sungrebe
iE Mexico (S Tamaulipas) to W Ecuador, S Bolivia, NE Argentina (Misiones) and SE Brazil

1 Sequence of genera follows Fain et al. (2007) [Fain, 2007 #9840].
2 Includes camerunensis; see Louette (1981) [Louette, 1981 #13691]. Also includes albipectus; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
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