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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
Ordo: Charadriiformes
Subordo: Charadrii

Familia: Rostratulidae
Genus: Rostratula
Species: R. australis –
R. benghalensisName

Rostratula Vieillot, 1816
References

Vieillot, L.J.P. 1816. Analyse d'une nouvelle ornithologie élémentaire. 70 pp. Paris: Deterville. : 56 BHL Reference page. 

Vernacular names
English: Painted-snipe
한국어: 호사도요속
Tiếng Việt: Chi Nhát hoa
中文: 彩鹬属

Rostratula is a genus of painted-snipes. It contains two extant species distributed across Africa, Asia and Australia.

Species
Extant Species

Image Common Name Scientific name Distribution
Greater painted snipe 3.jpg Greater painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis (Linnaeus, 1758) marshes in Africa, India and South-east Asia.
Australian Painted-snipe (Rostratula australis) (8426819200).jpg Australian painted-snipe Rostratula australis (Lane & Rogers 2000) rare, nomadic and declining species found only in Australia

Fossils

†Rostratula minator is an extinct species, described from Pliocene deposits in South Africa.[1]

References

Lane, B.A.; & Rogers, D.I. (2000). The Australian Painted Snipe, Rostratula (benghalensis) australis: an Endangered species?. Stilt 36: 26-34

R. minator description, department of vertebrate zoology at Smithsonian Institution

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