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Black-headed rufous warbler (Bathmocercus cerviniventris)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Bathmocercus
Reichenow, 1895

Bathmocercus is a genus of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It contains the following species:

Species from the genus Scepomycter are sometimes placed in this genus though several marked morphological differences are used to justify its separation.


  • Nguembock B.; Fjeldsa J.; Tillier A.; Pasquet E. (2007): A phylogeny for the Cisticolidae (Aves: Passeriformes) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence data, and a re-interpretation of a unique nest-building specialization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 272-286.