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    TomDerutter reacted to l_raty's post in the thread Passeriformes with Like Like.
    Psilorhamphidae was attributed by Bock 1994 to Wolters 1983, but it is nude there. MaurĂ­cio et al. 2012 accepted it from this source...
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    TomDerutter replied to the thread Passeriformes.
    I think Taenidiura is available https://birdsoftheworld.org/bow/key-to-scientific-names/search?q=Taenidiura
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    TomDerutter replied to the thread Passeriformes.
    http://jboyd.net/Taxo/changes.html Antbirds: Interim Update. This update includes most of the taxonomic changes for the Thamnophilidae...
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    TomDerutter reacted to Acanthis's post in the thread Rallidae with Like Like.
    I just wish to say thank you to Kirchman et al and Garcia-R et al for their excellent efforts. I spent a most enjoyable afternoon...
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    Most of it seems to make sense. But looking at Scolopacidae... hmm... I'd expect to see some very young sister species in Tringa &...
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    TomDerutter replied to the thread Passeriformes.
    from IOC: superciliaris: Includes hellmayri, transandinus, poliocephalus, venezuelensis, and pariae. Fitzpatrick, 2004. which is split...
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    See also Laurent's post here: https://www.birdforum.net/threads/beach-thick-knee.132148/post-1385892 Looks to me the same problem still...
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    TomDerutter replied to the thread Rallidae.
    Looking at the other trees, it looks like the splits between the different groups should be much closer to the base of the tree than is...
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    TomDerutter replied to the thread Rallidae.
    Looking at the names, there seems to be some convergence: Rallidae : Rails 7 Crakes + 2 other (Weka; Lord Howe Woodhen) 54 Rails...
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    TomDerutter reacted to l_raty's post in the thread Gruiformes and Charadriiformes with Like Like.
    They were not critical enough when they included some sequences in their supermatrix, I'm afraid. The position of Lymnocryptes makes no...
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    Yes, this one needs sequencing!
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    Given the age of Turnici, Ortyxelos might prove to be a seperate family?
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    "Actophilornis" albinucha sister to Microparra capensis However the text says "none of the nodes separating the two species of...
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    This is on the edge - I'd keep em seperated Agree with Pedionomus
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    TomDerutter reacted to Mysticete's post in the thread Passeriformes with Like Like.
    I had already split off the Pittasomas as a separate subfamily, so glad to receive support for this departure from the norm
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