Taxon profile


grassbirds and allies
Locustellidae Bonaparte, 1854

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds

Scientific synonyms

Megaluridae Blyth, 1875

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

genus Bradypterus Swainson, 1837
genus Buettikoferella Stresemann, 1928
genus Chaetornis Gray, 1848
genus Cincloramphus Gould, 1838
genus Dromaeocercus Sharpe, 1877
genus Elaphrornis Legge, 1879
genus Locustella Kaup, 1829
genus Megalurulus Verreaux, 1869
genus Megalurus Horsfield, 1821
genus Poodytes Cabanis, 1851
genus Schoenicola Blyth, 1844
genus Trichocichla Reichenow, 1890

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [c149e29a-aa96-4e4b-8d05-858971266ed9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Megaluridae Blyth, 1875]
Data retrieved on: 2 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Locustellidae]

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