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Atrichornithidae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

Taxonomy

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The Family Atrichornithidae is a member of the Superfamily Menuroidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Atrichornithidae:

The Family Atrichornithidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Atrichornis

Scrub-birds are shy, secretive, ground-dwelling birds of the family Atrichornithidae. There are just two species. The Rufous scrub-bird is rare and very restricted in its range, and the Noisy scrub-bird is so rare that until 1961 it was thought to be extinct. Both are native to Australia. [more]

At least 4 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Atrichornis.

More info about the Genus Atrichornis may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: August 23, 2014
2014/08/23 06:22:30