CALAMONASTES

(Cisticolidae; Ϯ Barred Wren-warbler C. fasciolatus) Gr. καλαμος kalamos  reed; αστης astēs  singer  < αειδω aeidō  to sing; "[Key] e'.Wing much longer than tail ... g''.Tarsus strongly scutellated  ... 18. CALAMONASTES.  ...  [Text] 18. CALAMONASTES.  ...  Range. South Africa, extending into Central Africa.  ...  1. Calamonastes fasciolatus.  ...  2. Calamonastes undosus." (Sharpe 1883). This small group of birds are sometimes known as camaropteras.

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 December 2018).