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ROSTRATULIDAE - Painted-snipe (2:3)
ROSTRATULA Vieillot, 1816 F - Bécassine de Madagascar Buffon; type by monotypy = Rallus benghalensis Linnaeus, 1758  
Rostratula benghalensis   (Linnaeus, 1758) Greater Painted-snipe
vAfrica, Madagascar, SW and S Asia, S Japan, E and S China, mainland SE Asia, Greater Sundas, Philippines, Sulawesi, W Lesser Sundas (east to Flores)
Rostratula australis 1  (Gould, 1838) Australian Painted-snipe
vInland N to SC and E Australia
NYCTICRYPHES Wetmore & J.L. Peters, 1923 M - Totanus semicollaris Vieillot, 1816; type by original designation  2
Nycticryphes semicollaris   (Vieillot, 1816) South American Painted-snipe
vParaguay and SE Brazil to C Argentina (Río Negro); C Chile (Coquimbo to Bíobío)

1 For treatment as a separate species from R. benghalensis, see Lane & Rogers (2000) [Lane, 2000 #9550] and Baker et al. (2007) [Baker, 2007 #9546]; the two are here treated as allospecies.
2 For continued treatment as separate from Rostratula see Kirwan (1996) [Kirwan, 1996 #14066].
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