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Megalurus  Horsfield, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 557870

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cincloramphus Gould, 1838
    Eremiornis North, 1900
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyLocustellidae Bonaparte, 1875  
                               GenusMegalurus Horsfield, 1821  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesMegalurus albolimbatus (Albertis & Salvadori, 1879) – Fly River Grassbird 
                                  SpeciesMegalurus carteri (North, 1900)  
                                  SpeciesMegalurus cruralis Vigors & Horsfield, 1827  
                                  SpeciesMegalurus gramineus (Gould, 1845) – Little Grassbird 
                                  SpeciesMegalurus macrurus (Salvadori, 1876)  
                                  SpeciesMegalurus mathewsi (Iredale, 1911)  
                                  SpeciesMegalurus palustris Horsfield, 1821 – Striated Grassbird 
                                  SpeciesMegalurus punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) – New Zealand Fernbird, Fernbird 
                                  SpeciesMegalurus rufescens (Buller, 1869) – Chatham Fernbird 
                                  SpeciesMegalurus timoriensis Wallace, 1864 – Tawny Grassbird 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Megalurus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v3.4, website (version 3.4)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2013. IOC World Bird List (v 3.4). Available at [Accessed 20 August, 2013]   
  Reference for: Megalurus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2010.10.17, website (version 17-Oct-10)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Megalurus   
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