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Locustellidae  Bonaparte, 1875
Taxonomic Serial No.: 915700

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Megaluridae Blyth, 1875
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyLocustellidae Bonaparte, 1875  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Amphilais S. A. Parker, 1984  
                               Genus Bradypterus Swainson, 1837  
                               Genus Buettikoferella Stresemann, 1928  
                               Genus Chaetornis G. R. Gray, 1848  
                               Genus Elaphrornis Legge, 1879  
                               Genus Locustella Kaup, 1829 – Grasshopper-Warbler 
                               Genus Megalurulus J. Verreaux, 1869  
                               Genus Megalurus Horsfield, 1821  
                               Genus Robsonius Collar, 2006  
                               Genus Schoenicola Blyth, 1844  

  Reference for:    
  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: Locustellidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fraser, Ian, and Jeannie Gray  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide   
  Publisher: CSIRO Publishing   
  Publication Place: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780643104693   
  Reference for: Locustellidae   

 Geographic Information
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