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Megalurulus rubiginosus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Sylvioidea
Familia: Sylviidae
Genus: Megalurulus
Species: Megalurulus rubiginosus

Name

Megalurulus rubiginosus (P.L. Sclater, 1881)

Vernacular names

Reference

Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Pt2 p.452 pl.39

The Rusty Thicketbird (Megalurulus rubiginosus) is a bird species. Previously placed in the "Old World Warbler" family Sylviidae, it does not seem to be a close relative of the typical warblers; probably it belongs in the newly-recognized grass-warbler family Megaluridae. It is found only in Papua New Guinea.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Megalurulus rubiginosus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

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