Rufous-crowned Emu-wren (Stipiturus ruficeps) - HBW 12, p. 527
French: Queue-de-gaze à calotte rousse
Spanish: Maluro Coronirrufo
Taxonomy: Stipiturus ruficeps A. J. Campbell, 1899, Yardie Creek, western Pilbara, north-west Western Australia.
Forms a superspecies with S. malachurus and S. mallee. Often considered conspecific with latter, but protein evidence supports maintenance of the two as distinct species. Monotypic.
Distribution: From coast of C Western Australia E, in a band between 18Â° and 28Â° S (mostly N of L Eyre, in South Australia), to W & C Queensland.
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