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KC Foggin

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I was looking at Brown Songlark when this one jumped out at me. Am I using the wrong book when I think it is one of the alternatives,
Rufous Songlark or perhaps Tawny Grassbird?

Well Opus states "It is also the only member of its genus Opisthocomus which therefore is a monotypic genus. Opisthocomus is the only member of the monotypic family Opisthocomidae. The opposite is Polytypic.
 

MJB

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Well Opus states "It is also the only member of its genus Opisthocomus which therefore is a monotypic genus. Opisthocomus is the only member of the monotypic family Opisthocomidae. The opposite is Polytypic.
Wrong thread, KC?
The IOC list v11.1 has all 3 species in Cincloramphus, but The Complete Guide to Australian Birds has Tawny Grassbird and Rufous Songlark in Megalurus but Brown Songlark in Cincloramphus...

However, Hoatzin is still in Opisthocomus...
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