Heteromirafra

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Heteromirafra
Heteromirafra ruddi, Wakkerstroom, Birding Weto, a.jpg
Rudd's lark in South Africa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Genus: Heteromirafra
Grant, 1913
Species

2, See text

Heteromirafra distribution map.png
     range of genus[1][2]
Synonyms
  • Heteronyx

Heteromirafra is a small genus of African larks in the Alaudidae family.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

The name "long-clawed lark" has been used to describe both species in this genus.[3][4]

Species[edit]

The genus contains two extant species:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harrison, J. A. (ed.) (1997). The Atlas of Southern African birds: Vol.2 Passerines (PDF). Johannesburg: BirdLife South Africa. p. 26. ISBN 0-620-20730-2. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Ash, John; Atkins, John; Shirihai, Hadoram (2009). Birds of Ethiopia and Eritrea: an atlas of distribution. London: Christopher Helm. ISBN 9781408109793. 
  3. ^ "Heteromirafra archeri - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-21. 
  4. ^ "Heteromirafra ruddi - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-21. 
  5. ^ "Nicators, reedling & larks « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2016-11-21.