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Editor, Dr S. L. Olson  (olsons@si.edu)  Fossil birds and miscellanea
Smithsonian Institution, P. O. Box 37012, Division of Birds, NHB MRC 116, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA
   
Editor, Dr P. Rasmussen (rasmus39@msu.edu) Old World birds
Michigan State University Museum, West Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Editor, Dr T. Chesser (chessert@si.edu) New World birds
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P. O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA
Editor, Dr Trevor H. Worthy (trevor.worthy@flinders.edu.au) Fossil Aves
School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO 2100, Adelaide 5001, SA, Australia.

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2014

Article
Zootaxa 3786 (5): 501–522 (14 Apr. 2014)
Relicts from Tertiary Australasia: undescribed families and subfamilies of songbirds (Passeriformes) and their zoogeographic signal
RICHARD SCHODDE & LES CHRISTIDIS
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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (1): 001–024 (2 Apr. 2014)
Saxicola syenitica Heuglin, 1869 (Aves: Passeriformes: Muscicapidae), an overlooked taxon of Oenanthe?
HADORAM SHIRIHAI, MANUEL SCHWEIZER, GUY M. KIRWAN & LARS SVENSSON

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Article
Zootaxa 3784 (3): 224–240 (28 Mar. 2014)
Nomenclatural corrections, neotype designation and new subspecies description in the genus Suiriri (Aves: Passeriformes: Tyrannidae)
GUY M. KIRWAN, FRANK D. STEINHEIMER, MARCOS A. RAPOSO & KEVIN J. ZIMMER

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3779 (3): 399–400 (17 Mar. 2014)
Inundicola Bravo, Isler, and Brumfield 2013 is a junior synonym of Akletos Dunajewski 1948 (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae)
MORTON L. ISLER, GUSTAVO A. BRAVO & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3779 (3): 397–398 (17 Mar. 2014)
The correct authorship and type locality of Melanocorypha leucoptera (Aves: Passeriformes, Alaudidae)
RICHARD SCHODDE, WALTER J. BOCK, EDWARD C. DICKINSON, ROBERT J. DOWSETT,
MARY K. LECROY, RICARDO L. PALMA & CARLO VIOLANI

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Article 
Zootaxa 3754 (4): 435–449 (16 Jan. 2014)
Taxonomy, distribution, natural history and conservation of the Russet-mantled Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla dimidiata (Pelzeln, 1859) (Aves: Furnariidae)
LEONARDO ESTEVES LOPES & LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3754 (3): 299–300 (15 Jan. 2014)
Invalid usage of Pyrrhulopsis Reichenbach as the generic name for the 
Fijian shining parrots, Prosopeia Bonaparte, and its consequences
RICHARD SCHODDE, WALTER J. BOCK, DICK WATLING & J. FERNANDO PACHECO
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2013

Article
Zootaxa 3750 (5): 534–548 (23 Dec. 2013)
Bird fossils from Ankilitelo Cave: Inference about Holocene environmental changes in Southwestern Madagascar
Steven M. Goodman, Marie Jeanne Raherilalao & Kathleen Muldoon

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3750 (2): 197–200 (18 Dec. 2013)
The use of the prefix Pan- and other problems in zoological family-series nomenclature

ANTOINE LOUCHART, LAURENT VIRIOT & ALAIN DUBOIS

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Article 
Zootaxa 3746 (1): 194–200 (10 Dec. 2013)
A new form of Elongatoolithidae, Undulatoolithus pengi oogen. et oosp. nov. from Pingxiang, Jiangxi, China

QIANG WANG, ZIKUI ZHAO, XIAOLIN WANG, NING LI & SONGLIN ZOU

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Article
Zootaxa 3734 (2): 241–258 (5 Nov. 2013)
Nomenclatural issues in ornithology: the incredible controversy on the identity of a long overlooked Brazilian bird

ANDRÉ NEMÉSIO, CLAUS RASMUSSEN, ALEXANDRE P. AGUIAR, JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR.
& ALAIN DUBOIS
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3718 (3): 295–296 (4 Oct. 2013)
On the correct name of Icterus bullockii (Passeriformes: Icteridae)

R. TERRY CHESSER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3717 (4): 469–497 (1 Oct. 2013)
Taxonomic revision of Myrmeciza (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae) into 12 genera based on phylogenetic, morphological, behavioral, and ecological data

MORTON L. ISLER, GUSTAVO A. BRAVO & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD

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Article
Zootaxa 3716 (1): 081–097 (20 Sept. 2013)
Molecular evidence of the taxonomic status of western Mexican populations of Phaethornis longirostris (Aves: Trochilidae)
ENRIQUE ARBELÁEZ-CORTÉS & ADOLFO G. NAVARRO-SIGÜENZA

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3691 (5): 591–596 (24 Jul. 2013)
Higher classification of New World parrots (Psittaciformes; Arinae), with diagnoses of tribes
RICHARD SCHODDE, J. V. REMSEN, JR., ERIN E. SCHIRTZINGER, LEO JOSEPH & TIMOTHY F. WRIGHT

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Article
Zootaxa 3683 (4): 357–376 (5 Jul. 2013)
Overosaurus paradasorum gen. et sp. nov. , a new sauropod dinosaur (Titanosauria: Lithostrotia) from the Late Cretaceous of Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina
RODOLFO A. CORIA, LEONARDO S. FILIPPI, LUIS M. CHIAPPE, RODOLFO GARCÍA & ANDREA B. ARCUCCI

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3670 (1): 097–098 (11 Jun. 2013)
Ptilopachinae: a new subfamily of the Odontophoridae (Aves: Galliformes)

RAURI C.K. BOWIE, CALLAN COHEN & TIMOTHY M. CROWE

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3669 (4): 597–600 (10 Jun. 2013)
Type specimens of Anthus berthelotii Bolle, 1862 (Aves: Motacillidae)
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ, SYLKE FRAHNERT & VLADIMIR M. LOSKOT
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3669 (2): 184–188 (6 Jun. 2013)
Classification of a clade of New World doves (Columbidae: Zenaidini)

RICHARD C. BANKS, JASON D. WECKSTEIN, J.V. REMSEN, JR
& KEVIN P. JOHNSON
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Article
Zootaxa 3647 (2): 343–357 (09 May 2013)
A new species of extinct scops owl (Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae: Otus) from São Miguel Island (Azores Archipelago, North Atlantic Ocean) 
JUAN CARLOS RANDO, JOSEP ANTONI ALCOVER, STORRS L. OLSON & HARALD PIEPER
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3641 (3): 296–300 (24 Apr. 2013)
DNA-sequence data require revision of the parrot genus Aratinga
(Aves: Psittacidae)
J.V. REMSEN, JR., ERIN E. SCHIRTZINGER, ANNA FERRARONI, LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA & TIMOTHY F. WRIGHT

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3637 (4): 478–483 (12 Apr. 2013)
Neotypification of Larus cachinnans Pallas, 1811 (Aves: Laridae)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ & VLADIMIR M. LOSKOT
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Article 
Zootaxa 3635 (1): 51–61 (25 Mar. 2013)
A new species of masked-owl (Aves: Strigiformes: Tytonidae)
from Seram, Indonesia
KNUD ANDREAS JØNSSON, MICHAEL KØIE POULSEN, TRI HARYOKO,ANDREW HART REEVE & PIERRE-HENRI FABRE
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Article 
Zootaxa 3626 (4): 531–542 (15 Mar. 2013)
A taxonomic review of the Golden-green Woodpecker, Piculus chrysochloros (Aves: Picidae) reveals the existence of six valid taxa

GLAUCIA DEL-RIO, LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA, VAGNER CAVARZERE & MARCO ANTONIO RÊGO

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Article 
Zootaxa 3616 (5): 478–484 (22 Feb. 2013)
On the ornithological collection of Friedrich Sellow in Brazil (1814–1831), with some considerations about the provenance of his specimens
MARCO ANTONIO REGO, LUCIANO MOREIRA-LIMA, LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA & SYLKE FRAHNERT

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3616 (3): 298–300 (20 Feb. 2013)
The authorship and type locality of Melanocorypha leucoptera (Aves: Alaudidae)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ

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Article 
Zootaxa 3613 (1): 61–82 (7 Feb. 2013)
Validity of Bartram’s Painted Vulture (Aves: Cathartidae)
NOEL F. R. SNYDER & JOEL T. FRY

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Article 
Zootaxa 3613 (1): 1–35 (7 Feb. 2013)
Phylogeny and classification of the New World suboscines (Aves, Passeriformes)
JAN I. OHLSON, MARTIN IRESTEDT, PER G. P. ERICSON & JON FJELDSÅ

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2012

Article 
Zootaxa 3609 (2): 248–250 (29 Jan. 2013)
The type series of Chloris sinica tschiliensis Jacobi, 1923 (Aves, Fringillidae)
TILL TÖPFER

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3581: 81–85 (12 Dec. 2012) 2 plates; 13 references              Accepted: 1 Nov. 2012
On the correct holotype and type locality of Cercomacra sclateri Hellmayr 1905 (Aves: Thamnophilidae) 
VAGNER CAVARZERE (Brazil), MARY LECROY (USA), RAFAEL SOBRAL MARCONDES (Brazil), THIAGO VERNASCHI VIEIRA DA COSTA (Brazil) & LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3569: 41–54 (30 Nov. 2012) 5 plates; 47 references                  Accepted: 3 Sept. 2012
Clinal pattern of morphological variation in Sakesphorus luctuosus (Lichtenstein, 1823), with comments on the enigmatic Sakesphorus hagmanni Miranda-Ribeiro, 1927 (Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae) 
LEONARDO ESTEVES LOPES & LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3560: 86–88 (23 Nov. 2012) 0 plate; 6 references                    Accepted: 17 Oct. 2012
Circumscription, diagnosis and description of two subfamilies and one genus of Australo-Papuan robins (Aves: Passeriformes: Petroicidae) 
LESLIE CHRISTIDIS (Australia), MARTIN IRESTEDT (Sweden), DIANNE ROWE (Australia), WALTER E. BOLES (Australia) & JANETTE A. NORMAN (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3515: 51–59 (12 Oct. 2012) 0 plate; 86 references                 Accepted: 10 Sept. 2012
The authorship and type localities of bird taxa (Aves) collected during the John Ross 1818 Expedition to the Baffin Bay, northwestern Atlantic Ocean 
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3513: 86–88 (10 Oct. 2012) 0 plate; 20 references                 Accepted: 10 Sept. 2012
Classification and Nomenclature of the Sandpipers (Aves: Arenariinae) 
RICHARD C. BANKS (USA)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3452: 66–68 (4 Sept. 2012) 0 plate; 36 references                      Accepted: 12 Jul. 2012
The correct name for the Siberian Black-billed Capercaillie is Tetrao urogalloides (Aves: Tetraonidae)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)

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Article
Zootaxa 3451: 1–16 (4 Sept. 2012) 5 plates; 49 references                       Accepted: 9 Jul. 2012
Genetic and morphological data support placement of Myrmotherula gularis (Spix) in the monotypic genus Rhopias Cabanis and Heine (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae)
RICARDO BELMONTE-LOPES (Brazil); GUSTAVO A. BRAVO (USA), MARCOS R. BORNSCHEIN (Brazil); GIOVANNI N. MAURÍCIO (Brazil), MARCIO R. PIE (Brazil) & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3439: 5 1–67 (27 Aug. 2012) 10 plates; 32 references                     Accepted: 18 Jun. 2012
São João del Rei is the type locality of Scytalopus speluncae (Aves: Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae)—a response to Maurício et al. (2010)
MARCOS A. RAPOSO (Brazil), GUY M. KIRWAN (Brazil), VLADIMIR LOSKOT (Russia) & CLAYDSON PINTO DE ASSIS (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3393: 53–56 (19 Jul. 2012) 0 plate; 5 3 references                       Accepted: 29 May 2012
Correct name for the Asian Brown Flycatcher (Aves: Muscicapidae, Muscicapa)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)

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Article
Zootaxa 3356: 65–68 (25 Jun. 2012) 0 plate; 49 references                  Accepted: 10 May 2012
Nomenclatural notes on the East Asian form of the Mew Gull Larus canus Linnaeus, 1758 (Aves: Laridae)
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)
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Article
Zootaxa 3340: 44–58 (8 Jun. 2012) 0 plate; 103 references                  Accepted: 1 May 2012
An assessment of three little-noticed papers on avian nomenclature by G. N. Kashin during 1978–1982
STEVEN M. S. GREGORY & EDWARD C. DICKINSON (UK)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3205: 26–40 (24 Feb. 2012) 2 plates; 75 references                     Accepted: 1 Feb. 2012
A revised nomenclature and classification for family-group taxa of parrots (Psittaciformes) 
LEO JOSEPH (Australia), ALICIA TOON (Australia), ERIN E. SCHIRTZINGER (USA), TIMOTHY F. WRIGHT (USA) & RICHARD SCHODDE (Australia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3195: 6 1–67 (16 Feb. 2012) 2 plates; 38 references                 Accepted: 6 Dec. 2011
Isleria, a new genus of antwren (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae) 

GUSTAVO A. BRAVO, R. TERRY CHESSER & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3182: 29–42 (03 Feb. 2012) 7 plates; 48 references                         Accepted: 06 Dec. 2011
A new species of extinct fossil scops owl (Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae: Otus) from the
 
Archipelago of Madeira (North Atlantic Ocean)
JUAN CARLOS RANDO (Spain), HARALD PIEPER (Germany), JOSEP ANTONI ALCOVER (Spain) & STORRS L. OLSON (USA)
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2011

Monograph 
Zootaxa 3124: 1–62 (08 Dec. 2011) 26 plates; 142 references                         Accepted: 11 Oct. 2011
Systematics, morphology, and ecology of pigeons and doves (Aves: Columbidae) of the Mascarene Islands, with three new species
JULIAN PENDER HUME

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Article
Zootaxa 3122: 37–67 (07 Dec. 2011) 25 plates; 66 references                         Accepted: 20 Oct. 2011
Morphological support for placement of the Wing-banded Antbird Myrmornis torquata in the Thamnophilidae (Passeriformes: Furnariides)
ANA GALVÃO & LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3106: 67–68 (22 Nov. 2011) 0 plates; 4 references                         Accepted: 19 Oct. 2011
Circumscription, diagnosis and description of a subfamily of Australo-Papuan robins
KATE LOYNES, LEO JOSEPH & J. SCOTT KEOGH (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3086: 15–26 (02 Nov. 2011) 5 plates; 50 references                         Accepted: 27 Sep. 2011
Helminths of the white ibis, Eudocimus albus (Aves: Therskiornithidae) in Mexico.
MIRZA P. ORTEGA-OLIVARES, DAVID I. HERNÁNDEZ-MENA, GERARDO PÉREZ-PONCE DE LEÓN
& MARTÍN GARCÍA-VARELA (Mexico)
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Article
Zootaxa 3053: 1–58 (10 Oct. 2011) 5 plates; 161 references                  Accepted: 18 Aug. 2011
Insects found in birds’ nests from Argentina. Myiopsitta monachus (Boddaert, 1873) [Aves: Psittacidae], exclusive host of Psitticimex uritui (Lent & Abalos, 1946) (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)
PAOLA TURIENZO & OSVALDO DI IORIO (Argentina)
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Article
Zootaxa 3005: 45–68 (26 Aug. 2011) 2 plates; 178 references                         Accepted: 6 Jul. 2011
Nomenclatural and taxonomic status of bird taxa (Aves) described by an ornithological swindler, Josef Prokop Pražák (1870–1904) 
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)
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Article
Zootaxa 3002: 52–58 (24 Aug. 2011) 3 plates; 25 references                         Accepted: 15 Jul. 2011
A distinctive new subspecies of the Royal Sunangel (Aves: Trochiliformes; Heliangelus regalis) from the Cordillera Azul, northern Peru 
GARY R. GRAVES, DANIEL F. LANE, JOHN P. O’NEILL & THOMAS VALQUI (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2990: 1–29 (09 Aug. 2011) 1 plates; 38 references                     Accepted: 7 Jul. 2011
Type specimens and type localities of birds collected during the Hemprich and Ehrenberg expedition to Lebanon in 1824 
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2985: 64–68 (04 Aug. 2011) 0 plates; 38 references                     Accepted: 7 Jul. 2011
Nomenclatural notes on Cyornis and Rhinomyias flycatchers (Aves: Muscicapidae) of South-East Asia 
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2929: 59–63 (24 Jun. 2011) 3 plates; 19 references                         Accepted: 16 May 2011
Rediscovery of the holotype of Trochilus maria Gosse, 1849 (Aves: Apodiformes: Trochilidae)
GARY R. GRAVES (USA) & ROBERT P. PRYS-JONES (UK)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2918: 68–68 (14 Jun. 2011) 0 plates; 8 references                           Accepted: 03 May 2011
The original spellings of Thryothorus Vieillot, 1816 (Vertebrata, Aves): a correction
NORMAND DAVID (Canada) & ALAIN DUBOIS (France)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2793: 67–68 (17 Mar. 2011) 0 plates; 8 references                        Accepted: 17 Feb. 2011
A generic name for some sparrows (Aves: Emberizidae)
JOHN KLICKA & RICHARD C. BANKS (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2781: 49–62 (2 Mar. 2011) 6 plates; 49 references                          Accepted: 15 Jan. 2011
Plumage variability and taxonomy of the Capped Seedeater Sporophila bouvreuil (Aves: Passeriformes: Emberizidae)
ÉRIKA MACHADO & LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2776: 49–60 (24 Feb. 2011) 4 plates; 44 references                      Accepted: 15 Jan. 2011
Patterns of morphological and genetic variation in the Mentocrex kioloides complex (Aves: Gruiformes: Rallidae) from Madagascar, with the description of a new species 
STEVEN M. GOODMAN (USA), MARIE JEANNE RAHERILALAO (Madagascar) & NICHOLAS L. BLOCK (USA)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2754: 67–68 (1 Feb. 2011) 0 plates; 3 references                               Accepted: 17 Jan. 2011
Designation of a lectotype for Notiomystis cincta hautura Mathews, 1935 (Aves: Passeriformes: Meliphagidae)
GEORGE R. ANGEHR (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2742: 1–33 (17 Jan. 2011) 36 plates; 36 references                          Accepted: 12 Nov. 2010
Taxonomy and geographic variation of Formicivora serrana (Hellmayr, 1929) and Formicivora littoralis Gonzaga and Pacheco, 1990 (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae)
DANIEL H. FIRME & MARCOS A. RAPOSO (Brazil)

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2010

Article
Zootaxa 2637: 55–68 (6 Oct. 2010) 0 plates; 47 references                               Accepted: 8 Sep. 2010
Checklist of the parasites of the black-necked swan, Cygnus melanocoryphus (Aves: Anatidae), with new records from Chile
DANIEL GONZÁLEZ-ACUÑA (Chile), LUCILA MORENO (Chile), ARMANDO CICCHINO
(Argentina), SERGEY MIRONOV (Russia) & MIKE KINSELLA (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 2603: 53–60 (6 Sep. 2010) 2 plates; 23 references                               Accepted: 9 Aug. 2010
Molecular phylogeny of the spoonbills (Aves: Threskiornithidae) based on mitochondrial DNA
R. TERRY CHESSER (USA), CAROL K.L. YEUNG (China), CHENG-TE YAO (China), XIU-HUA TIAN (China) & SHOU-HSIEN LI (China)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2554: 65–68 (30 Jul. 2010) 0 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 24 Jun. 2010
Bernieridae (Aves: Passeriformes): a family-group name for the Malagasy
sylvioid radiation
ALICE CIBOIS (Switzerland), NORMAND DAVID (Canada), STEVEN M.S. GREGORY (UK) & ERIC PASQUET (France)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2534 66–68 (13 Jul. 2010) 0 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 25 Jun. 2010
Priority of Geranoaetus Kaup, 1844 over Tachytriorchis Kaup, 1844
(Aves: Accipitridae) based on the first reviser principle
FÁBIO RAPOSO DO AMARAL (Brazil), FREDERICK H. SHELDON (USA), ANITA GAMAUF
(Austria), ELISABETH HARING (Austria), MARTIN J. RIESING (Austria), LUÍS F. SILVEIRA (Brazil) & ANITA WAJNTAL (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2518 32–48 (25 Jun. 2010) 7 plates; 44 references                            Accepted: 27 May 2010
Taxonomy of “Mouse-colored Tapaculos”. I. On the application of the name
Malacorhynchus speluncae Ménétriés, 1835 (Aves: Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae)
GIOVANNI N. MAURÍCIO (Brazil), MARCOS R. BORNSCHEIN (Brazil), MARCELO F. DE
VASCONCELOS (Brazil), BRET M. WHITNEY (USA), JOSÉ FERNANDO PACHECO (Brazil) & LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA (Brazil)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2450: 65–67 (10 May 2010) 0 plates; 25 references                          Accepted: 23 Mar. 2010
On the nomenclature of the Pale Blue Flycatcher Cyornis unicolor infuscatus E. Hartert, 1902 (Aves: Muscicapidae) with lectotype designation for Cyornis cyanopolia Blyth, 1870
CHRISTIANE QUAISSER (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2416: 61–68 (1 Apr. 2010) 1 plates; 31 references                             Accepted: 24 Feb. 2010
Pseudasthenes, a new genus of ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae)

ELIZABETH DERRYBERRY (USA), SANTIAGO CLARAMUNT (USA), KELLY E. O’QUIN (USA),
ALEXANDRE ALEIXO (Brazil) R. TERRY CHESSER (USA), J. V. REMSEN JR.(USA) & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD(USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2416: 44–50 (1 Apr. 2010) 2 plates; 30 references                             Accepted: 24 Feb. 2010
Certhiasomus, a new genus of woodcreeper (Aves: Passeriformes: Dendrocolaptidae)
ELIZABETH DERRYBERRY (USA), SANTIAGO CLARAMUNT (USA), R. TERRY CHESSER (USA),
ALEXANDRE ALEIXO (Brazil), JOEL CRACRAFT (USA), ROBERT G. MOYLE (USA) & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2354: 56–66 (9 Feb. 2010) 5 plates; 24 references                             Accepted: 11 Jan. 2010
A taxonomic revision of the Paramo Tapaculo Scytalopus canus Chapman (Aves: Rhinocryptidae), with description of a new subspecies from Ecuador and Peru
NIELS KRABBE (Denmark) & CARLOS DANIEL CADENA (Colombia)

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2009 (12 articles, 2 correspondence)

Article
Zootaxa 2326: 24-38 (24 Dec. 2009) 4 plates; 44 references                          Accepted: 18 Nov. 2009
Taxonomy and distribution of the Pygmy Eagle Aquila (Hieraaetus) weiskei
(Accipitriformes: Accipitridae)
JAN O. GJERSHAUG (Norway), HEATHER R.L. LERNER (USA) & OLA H. DISERUD (Norway)

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Article
Zootaxa 2305: 61-68 (7 Dec. 2009) 3 plates; 15 references                                Accepted: 7 Nov. 2009
Species limits in antbirds (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae): an
evaluation of Frederickena unduligera (Undulated Antshrike) based on vocalizations
MORTON L. ISLER (USA), PHYLLIS R. ISLER (USA), BRET M. WHITNEY (USA), KEVIN J.
ZIMMER (USA) & ANDREW WHITTAKER (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2301: 29-54 (1 Dec. 2009) 4 plates; 37 references                              Accepted: 17 Nov. 2009
Species limits in Pteruthius (Aves: Corvida) shrike-babblers: a comparison
between the Biological and Phylogenetic Species Concepts
FRANK E. RHEINDT (Australia) & JAMES A. EATON (UK)

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Article
Zootaxa 2297: 64-68 (25 Nov. 2009) 0 plates; 32 references                              Accepted: 9 Nov. 2009
Type specimens and type localities of Siberian birds (Aves) described by Jean
Cabanis
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2297: 27-43 (25 Nov. 2009) 0 plates; 71 references                            Accepted: 24 Oct. 2009
Checklist of the helminths of the kelp gull, Larus dominicanus (Aves: Laridae),
with new records from Chile
DANIEL GONZÁLEZ-ACUÑA (Chile), FABIOLA CERDA (Chile), JUANA LÓPEZ (Chile), RENÉ
ORTEGA (Chile), CHRISTIAN MATHIEU (Chile) & MIKE KINSELLA (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 2297: 15-26 (25 Nov. 2009) 1 plates; 78 references                             Accepted: 9 Nov. 2009
Type specimens and type localities of birds (Aves) collected by Eduard
Eversmann and Christian Pander during the Negri Expedition to Bukhara in 1820–1821
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2296: 47-67 (24 Nov. 2009) 5 plates; 27 references                              Accepted: 8 Oct. 2009
Extraordinary cranial specialization in a new genus of extinct duck
(Aves: Anseriformes) from Kauai, Hawaiian Islands
ANDREW N. IWANIUK (Canada), STORRS L. OLSON (USA) & HELEN F. JAMES (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2290: 36-40 (16 Nov. 2009) 1 plates; 12 references                          Accepted: 29 Oct. 2009
A new genus for three species of tyrant flycatchers (Passeriformes:
Tyrannidae), formerly placed in Myiophobus
JAN I. OHLSON (Sweden), JON FJELDSÅ (Denmark) & PER G. P. ERICSON (Sweden)

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Article
Zootaxa 2213: 64-68 (28 Aug. 2009) 1 plates; 11 references                             Accepted: 25 Jul. 2009
Geocerthia, a new genus of terrestrial ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes:
Furnariidae)
R. TERRY CHESSER, SANTIAGO CLARAMUNT, ELIZABETH DERRYBERRY & ROBB T.
BRUMFIELD (USA)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2209: 65-68 (26 Aug. 2009) 0 plates; 30 references                              Accepted: 8 Aug. 2009
Nomenclatural notes on Neotropical swallows of the genus Tachycineta Cabanis
(Aves: Hirundinidae)
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2176: 65-68 (5 Aug. 2009) 4 plates; 13 references                                  Accepted: 8 Jul. 2009
Correction of the type locality of Neomorphus geoffroyi (Temminck, 1820),
with lectotype designation
MARCOS A. RAPOSO, JOSÉ EDUARDO SIMON & DANTE MARTINS TEIXEIRA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2171: 29-47 (30 Jul. 2009) 0 plates; 65 references                              Accepted: 10 Jul. 2009
Type specimens and type localities of Peruvian birds described by Jean Cabanis
on the basis of Konstanty Jelski's collections
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2149: 1-49 (6 Jul. 2009) 10 plates; 183 references                                Accepted: 5 May 2009
The type specimens of Corvidae (Aves) in the Museum für Naturkunde at the
Humboldt-University of Berlin, with the description of a new subspecies of Dendrocitta vagabunda
FRANK D. STEINHEIMER (UK)

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Article
Zootaxa 2013: 1-16 (16 Feb. 2009) 4 plates; 78 references                             Accepted: 29 Dec. 2008
The rediscovery of Buffon’s “Guarouba” or “Perriche jaune”:
two senior synonyms of
Aratinga pintoi Silveira, Lima & Höfling, 2005
(Aves: Psittaciformes)
ANDRÉ NEMÉSIO (Brazil) & CLAUS RASMUSSEN (USA)

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2008 (4 articles, 2 correspondence)

Correspondence
Zootaxa 1960: 67-68 (10 Dec. 2008) 0 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 25 Nov. 2008
A new generic name for the Cuban Bare-legged Owl Gymnoglaux lawrencii
Sclater and Salvin
STORRS L. OLSON  (USA) & WILLIAM SUÁREZ (Cuba)
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Article
Zootaxa 1850: 27-42 (15 Aug. 2008) 5 plates; 34 references                             Accepted: 17 Jul. 2008
A new species of African Forest Robin from Gabon (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae: Stiphrornis)
Brian K. Schmidt (USA), JEFFREY T. FOSTER (USA), GEORGE R. ANGEHR (Panama), KATE L. DURRANT (USA) & ROBERT C. FLEISCHER (USA)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1843: 67-68 (6 Aug. 2008) 0 plates; 16 references                                Accepted: 6 Jun. 2008
Leptocoma Cabanis, 1851 (Aves: Nectariniidae) given priority over Chalcostetha Cabanis, 1851 on first reviser principle
FRANK D. STEINHEIMER (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1792: 54-66 (12 Jun. 2008) 5 plates; 38 references                           Accepted: 14 May 2008
An overlooked threatened species of eagle: Legge's Hawk Eagle Nisaetus kelaarti (Aves: Accipitriformes)

J. O. GJERSHAUG (Norway), O. H. DISERUD (Norway), P. C. RASMUSSEN (USA) & D. WARAKAGODA (Sri Lanka)
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Article
Zootaxa 1742: 61-68 (7 Apr. 2008) 2 plates; 31 references                                 Accepted: 4 Feb. 2008
Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Cynanthus (Aves: Trochilidae), with emphasis on C. doubledayi
GABRIELA M. GARCIA-DERAS (Mexico), NANDADEVI CORTES-RODRIGUEZ (Mexico), MAGALI HONEY (Mexico), ADOLFO G. NAVARRO-SIGUENZA (Mexico), JAIME GARCIA-MORENO (Costa Rica) & BLANCA E. HERNANDEZ-BANOS (Mexico)

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Article
Zootaxa 1726: 60-68 (12 Mar. 2008) 3 plates; 27 references                           Accepted: 24 Jan. 2008
Species limits in Antbirds (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae): an evaluation of Plumbeous Antvireo (Dysithamnus plumbeus) based on vocalizations
MORTON L. ISLER, PHYLLIS R. ISLER & BRET M. WHITNEY (USA)

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2007 (2 articles; 1 monograph)

Monograph
Zootaxa 1513: 1-76 (25 Jun. 2007) 31 plates; 1 65 references                         Accepted: 23 Apr. 2007
Reappraisal of the parrots (Aves: Psittacidae) from the Mascarene Islands, with comments on their ecology, morphology, and affinities
JULIAN PENDER HUME (UK)
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Article
Zootaxa 1473: 25-44 (14 May 2007) 15 plates; 33 references                            Accepted: 7 Mar. 2007
A new species of Formicivora antwren from the Chapada Diamantina, eastern Brazil (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae)
LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA (Brazil), ANDRE M. P. CARVALHAES (USA) & DANTE R. C. BUZZETTI (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 1387: 1-25 (8 Jan. 2007)  142 references                                               Accepted: 7 Nov. 2006
Avian type specimens and their type localities from Otto Schutt's and Friedrich von Mechow's Angolan collections in the Museum fur Naturkunde of the Humboldt-University of Berlin 
F.D. STEINHEIMER (UK) & W.R.J. DEAN (South Africa)

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2006 (8 articles)

Article
Zootaxa 1325: 117-145 (28 Sept. 2006)  129  references                                 Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
The taxonomic status of the Italian Sparrow — Passer italiae (Vieillot 1817): Speciation by stabilised hybridisation? A critical analysis

T. TÖPFER (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1325: 99-115 (28 Sept. 2006) 6 plates; 50  references                     Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
Song dialects as diagnostic characters — acoustic differentiation of the Canary Island Goldcrest subspecies Regulus regulus teneriffae Seebohm 1883 and R. r. ellenthalerae Päckert et al. 2006
(Aves: Passeriformes: Regulidae)

M. PÄCKERT (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1325: 75-98 (28 Sept. 2006) 13 plates; 63  references                     Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
Remarks on biology, vocalisations and systematics of Urocynchramus pylzowi Przewalski (Aves, Passeriformes)

A. GEBAUER, M. KAISER & C. WASSMANN (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1325: 55-73 (28 Sept. 2006) 4 plates; 35  references                        Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
Characterization of a secondary contact zone of the Great Tit Parus major and the Japanese Tit P. minor (Aves: Passeriformes) in Far Eastern Siberia with DNA markers.

L. KVIST & S. RYTKÖNEN (Finland)
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Article
Zootaxa 1325: 7-54 (28 Sept. 2006) 1 plate; 218  references                          Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
The Palaearctic Titmouse Species (Aves: Paridae: Parus sensu lato) — A current survey

S. ECK (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1316: 1-31 (18 Sept. 2006) 8 plates; 36  references                         Accepted:  9 Aug. 2006
Rails (Rallidae: Gallirallus) from prehistoric archaeological sites in Western Oceania
J.J. KIRCHMAN & D.W. STEADMAN (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 1271: 37-56 (24 Jul. 2006) 12 plates; 26 references                        Accepted: 22 Jun. 2006
The correct use of the name Scytalopus speluncae (Ménétriés, 1835), and the description of a new species of Brazilian tapaculo (Aves: Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae)
M.A. RAPOSO (Brazil), R. STOPIGLIA (Brazil), V. LOSKOT (Russia) & G.M. KIRWAN (UK) 
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Article
Zootaxa 1166: 49-55 (3 Apr. 2006) 2 plates; 24 references                                Accepted: 4 Mar. 2006
The name Synallaxis whitneyi Pacheco and Gonzaga, 1995, is not a synonym of Synallaxis cinereus Wied, 1831 (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae)
R. STOPIGLIA & M.A. RAPOSO (Brazil)
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2005 (3 articles)

Article
Zootaxa 1072: 1-25 (28 Oct. 2005) 67 references                                                Accepted: 8 Oct. 2005
The type specimens of Paradisaeidae, Cnemophilidae and Ptilonorhynchidae (Aves) in the Museum für Naturkunde of the Humboldt-University of Berlin
F. D. STEINHEIMER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 1046: 1-15 (8 Sept. 2005) 7 plates; 20 references                              Accepted: 12 Aug. 2005
New specimens of the early Eocene frigatebird Limnofregata (Pelecaniformes: Fregatidae), with the description of a new species
S. L. OLSON (USA) & H. MATSUOKA (Japan)
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Article
Zootaxa 799: 1-6 (7 Jan. 2005) 29 references                                                 Accepted: 20 Dec. 2004
A name for the clade formed by owlet-nightjars, swifts and hummingbirds (Aves)
G. SANGSTER (The Netherlands)
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2003 (2 articles)

Article
Zootaxa 224: 1-7  (30 June 2003) 3 plates; 9 references                                Accepted: 18 June 2003
Cytotaxonomic diagnoses of two Neotropical swift species: Streptoprocne biscutata and Streptoprocne zonaris (Aves: Apodidae)
J. RIBEIRO, R. A. TORRES, M.L. ADAM and D.A. CORNÉLIO  (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 199: 1-10 (19 May 2003) 2 plates, 35 references                                  Accepted: 9 May 2003
The phylogenetic position of Gallinuloides Eastman (Aves: Galliformes) from the Tertiary of North America
G. J. DYKE (Ireland)

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