Eremopterix

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Eremopterix
Emeropterix.jpg
Males and females of the six
species on the African mainland
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Eremopterix
Kaup, 1836
Species

See text

Eremopterix distribution map.png
Range of the genus
Synonyms

Eremopterix is the genus of sparrow-larks, songbirds in the family Alaudidae. The sparrow-larks are found from Africa to the Indian subcontinent.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

Extant species[edit]

The genus Eremopterix contains the following extant species:[2]

Former species[edit]

Formerly, some authorities also considered the following species (or subspecies) as species within the genus Eremopterix:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mlíkovský, Jirí (1998). "Generic name of southern snowfinches" (PDF). Forktail. 14: 85. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Nicators, reedling & larks « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2016-11-14.