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GLAREOLIDAE - Coursers and Pratincoles (4:17)
GENUS INCERTAE SEDIS1
RHINOPTILUS Strickland, 1852 M - Cursorius chalcopterus Temminck, 1824; type by subsequent designation (Sharpe, 1896, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 24, p. 43).  
Rhinoptilus africanus Double-banded Courser
raffertyi Mearns, 1915 E Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti
hartingi Sharpe, 1893 SE Ethiopia, Somalia
gracilis (G.A. Fischer & Reichenow, 1884)2 vS Kenya to C Tanzania
bisignatus (Hartlaub, 1865) vCoastal SW Angola
erlangeri Niethammer & Wolters, 19663 NW Namibia [Niethammer, 1966 #2772]
traylori Irwin, 1963 NE Botswana, W Zimbabwe [Irwin, 1963 #2078]
africanus (Temminck, 1807)4 vE and S Namibia, W and S Botswana, NW South Africa
granti W.L. Sclater, 1921 SW, S, C and E South Africa
Rhinoptilus cinctus Heuglin's Courser/Three-banded Courser
mayaudi (Érard, Hémery & Pasquet, 1993) Ethiopia and N Somalia [Érard, 1993 #1530]
balsaci (Érard, Hémery & Pasquet, 1993) S Somalia, NE Kenya [Érard, 1993 #1530]
cinctus (von Heuglin, 1863) vSE South Sudan, NW and E Kenya, NE Tanzania
emini von Zedlitz, 1914 SW Kenya, N and C Tanzania to E Zambia
seebohmi Sharpe, 1893 S Angola and N Namibia to N and E Botswana, Zimbabwe and extreme NE South Africa
Rhinoptilus chalcopterus 5  (Temminck, 1824) Bronze-winged Courser
vSenegal to W Ethiopia, Uganda and S Kenya to S DR Congo, Angola, N Namibia, Botswana and N and E South Africa
Rhinoptilus bitorquatus   (Blyth, 1848) Jerdon's Courser
vEC India
CURSORIINAE
CURSORIUS Latham, 1790 M - Cursorius europaeus Latham, 1790; type by subsequent designation (Swainson, 1822, Zoological Illustrations, 2, pl. 106 and text). = Charadrius cursor Latham, 1787  
Cursorius cursor6 Cream-coloured Courser
cursor (Latham, 1787)7 Canary Is. and Sahara to Arabian Pen. and Iraq
bogolubovi Sarudny, 1885 SE Turkey to NW India
exsul E. Hartert, 1920 Cape Verde Is.
Cursorius somalensis8 Somali Courser
somalensis Shelley, 1885 vEritrea, E Ethiopia, N Somalia
littoralis von Erlanger, 1905 vS Somalia, N and E Kenya, E South Sudan
Cursorius rufus 9  Gould, 1837 Burchell's Courser
vSW Angola to South Africa
Cursorius temminckii Temminck's Courser
temminckii Swainson, 182210 Senegal to South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya
ruvanensis von Madasász, 191511 vTanzania to Angola, Mozambique and NE South Africa
aridus Clancey, 1989 vN Namibia, Botswana, W Zimbabwe [Clancey, 1989 #941]
Cursorius coromandelicus   (J.F. Gmelin, 1789) Indian Courser
vS Asia
GLAREOLINAE
STILTIA G.R. Gray, 1855 F - Glareola isabella Vieillot, 1816; type by original designation  
Stiltia isabella   (Vieillot, 1816) Australian Pratincole
iInland and N Australia >> N Australia and S New Guinea to S Borneo
GLAREOLA Brisson, 1760 F - Glareola Brisson; type by tautonymy = Hirundo pratincola Linnaeus, 1766  
Glareola pratincola Collared Pratincole
pratincola (Linnaeus, 1766)12 S Europe, N Africa to Pakistan >> N tropical Africa
fuelleborni Neumann, 191013,14 Sub-Saharan Africa south to N Botswana, S Mozambique and extreme E South Africa
Glareola maldivarum   J.R. Forster, 1795 Oriental Pratincole
iEC Siberia to Russian Far East, Japan, China, S Asia, mainland SE Asia, N Borneo, N Philippines >> S and mainland SE Asia, Greater Sundas, Philippines, New Guinea, Australia
Glareola nordmanni   J.G. Fischer, 1842 Black-winged Pratincole
iSE Europe and C Asia >> S and SW Africa
Glareola ocularis   J. Verreaux, 1833 Madagascar Pratincole
vMadagascar (except extreme S) >> E Africa
Glareola nuchalis Rock Pratincole
liberiae Schlegel, 1881 Sierra Leone to W Cameroon
nuchalis G.R. Gray, 184915 vLake Chad, E Sudan to W Ethiopia, C and E Cameroon to Uganda and south to Angola and R. Zambezi
Glareola cinerea 16  Fraser, 1843 Grey Pratincole
vMali to W DR Congo, south to NW Angola
Glareola lactea   Temminck, 1820 Little Pratincole
vIndia, Sri Lanka, N continental SE Asia

1 Livezey (2010) [Livezey, 2010 #12464] considered this required recognition above the genus level and introduced the name Rhinoptilina but did not provide a description. No family-group name appears to have been validly published - see Art. 13 of the Code (I.C.Z.N., 1999) [I.C.Z.N., 1999 #2059].
2 Includes illustris; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
3 For recognition see Clancey (1980) [Clancey, 1980 #909].
4 Irwin (1963) [Irwin, 1963 #2078] and White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191] recognised sharpei, but Niethammer & Wolters (1966) [Niethammer, 1966 #2772] selected a lectotype, making it a synonym of nominate africanus.
5 Includes albofasciatus; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
6 Forms a superspecies with C. somalensis and C. rufus; see Dowsett & Forbes Watson (1993) [Dowsett, 1993 #13856]. Maclean (1996) [Maclean, 1996 #13857] would also include C. temminckii and C. coromandelicus.
7 Includes dahlakensis; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191]. Also implicitly includes bannermani; see Cramp et. al. (1983) [Cramp, 1983 #1085].
8 For treatment as a separate species from C. cursor, see Pearson & Ash (1996) [Pearson, 1996 #2989].
9 For treatment as a separate species from C. cursor, see Pearson & Ash (1996) [Pearson, 1996 #2989]. Includes theresae Meinertzhagen, 1949 [Meinertzhagen, 1949 #2645]; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
10 Includes damarensis; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191]; see also Clancey (1989) [Clancey, 1989 #941].
11 For recognition of this and aridus see Hockey (2005) [Hockey, 2005 #12724].
12 Includes limbata; see Cramp et al. (1983) [Cramp, 1983 #1085].
13 Includes boweni; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
14 Includes erlangeri and riparia Clancey, 1979 [Clancey, 1979 #892]; see Tree in Hockey et al. (2005) [Hockey, 2005 #12724].
15 Includes torrens Clancey, 1981 [Clancey, 1981 #910]; see Tree in Hockey et al. (2005) [Hockey, 2005 #12724].
16 Includes colorata; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
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