Fairy-wrens (Maluridae)

Mallee Emu-wren (Stipiturus mallee) - HBW 12, p. 527

French: Queue-de-gaze du mallee German: Malleeborstenschwanz Spanish: Maluro del Mallee

Taxonomy: Stipiturus mallee A. J. Campbell, 1908, Mallee district = Hopetoun district, west Victoria, Australia.
Forms a superspecies with S. malachurus and S. ruficeps; has been treated as conspecific with former. Often considered conspecific with S. ruficeps, but protein evidence supports maintenance of the two as distinct species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mallee region of SE South Australia (S of R Murray) and NW Victoria.

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