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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: Schoenicola
Species: S. brevirostris - S. platyurus


Schoenicola Blyth, 1844


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Schoenicola is a genus of Old World warbler in the Locustellidae family. There are two species, one from Africa and one from peninsular India. The genus has been placed in the subfamily Megalurinae.[1][2]

It contains the following species:

Fan-Tailed Grassbird (Schoenicola brevirostris)
Broad-Tailed Grassbird (Schoenicola platyurus)


^ Alström P, Per G.P. Ericson, Urban Olsson, Per Sundberg (2006). "Phylogeny and classiWcation of the avian superfamily Sylvioidea". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38: 381–397. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2005.05.015. PMID 16054402.
^ Silke Fregin, Martin Haase, Urban Olsson, Per Alstrom (2009). "Multi-locus phylogeny of the family Acrocephalidae (Aves: Passeriformes) - The traditional taxonomy overthrown". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52 (3): 866–878. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.04.006. PMID 19393746.

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