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Alouette de Clot Bey Ramphocoris clotbey

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Cladus: Avemetatarsalia
Cladus: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauriformes
Cladus: Dracohors
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Eusaurischia
Subordo: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Cladus: Averostra
Cladus: Tetanurae
Cladus: Avetheropoda
Cladus: Coelurosauria
Cladus: Tyrannoraptora
Cladus: Maniraptoromorpha
Cladus: Maniraptoriformes
Cladus: Maniraptora
Cladus: Pennaraptora
Cladus: Paraves
Cladus: Eumaniraptora
Cladus: Avialae
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Cladus: Neoaves
Cladus: Telluraves
Cladus: Australaves
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Infraordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea

Familia: Alaudidae
Genus: Ramphocoris
Species: Ramphocoris clotbey

Ramphocoris clotbey (Bonaparte, 1850)

Conspectus generum avium 1 p.242

Vernacular names
English: Thick-billed Lark
français: Alouette de Clot-Bey
polski: Skowroniak

The thick-billed lark (Ramphocoris clotbey) or Clotbey lark is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae.[2]
Taxonomy and systematics

It was named after Antoine Clot. It was originally described as belonging to the genus Melanocorypha and is now placed in the monotypic genus Ramphocoris.[3]
Distribution and habitat

It is found in northern Africa from Mauritania and Morocco to Libya, also in central regions of the Arabian Peninsula. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and hot deserts.

Adult, Saudi Arabia 1993
Eggs of Ramphocoris clotbey MHNT

Eggs of Ramphocoris clotbey MHNT


BirdLife International (2017). "Ramphocoris clotbey". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22717275A118707081. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22717275A118707081.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
"Ramphocoris clotbey - Avibase". Retrieved 2016-12-09.
"Nicators, reedling & larks « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2016-11-12.

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