Certhilauda

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Certhilauda
Eastern Long-billed Lark (Certhilauda semitorquata).jpg
Eastern long-billed lark (Certhilauda semitorquata), South Africa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Certhilauda
Swainson, 1827
Species

6, See text

Certhilauda distribution map.svg

Certhilauda is a genus of larks in the Alaudidae family living in the southern regions of Africa. The genus was formerly named Heterocorys.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

Extant species[edit]

The genus Certhilauda has six species considered to belong to the genus:

Former species[edit]

Some authorities, either presently or formerly, recognize several additional species or subspecies as species belonging to the genus Certhilauda including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blanford, William Thomas (1870-01-01). Observations on the Geology and Zoology of Abyssinia: Made During the Progress of the British Expedition to that Country in 1867-68. Macmillan and Company. 
  2. ^ "Alaemon alaudipes doriae - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Chersomanes [albofasciata or beesleyi] - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-17. 
  4. ^ "Chersomanes albofasciata kalahariae - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-12-16. 
  5. ^ "Chersomanes albofasciata garrula - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-12-16. 
  6. ^ "Pinarocorys erythropygia - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-12-22. 
  7. ^ "Calendulauda albescens - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-18. 
  8. ^ "Calendulauda burra - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 
  9. ^ "Calendulauda erythrochlamys - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 
  10. ^ "Calendulauda barlowi - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 
  11. ^ "Mirafra somalica - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-29.