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 Avidiversity  AVITOPIA - Spotted Elachura

Scientific system: Clements et al.

Familia: Elachuridae

You can get "Checklist of the Spotted Elachura of Planet Earth" as an e-book here.

The only species of the family of Spotted Elachuras occurs in Southeast Asia from Nepal to Vietnam and southern China. For a long time it was placed with the Timalia, but after biomolecular studies it was given a family of its own. It is about 10 cm tall. Its habitat are temperate and subtropical forests, in which they stay in the undergrowth. The dome-shaped nest made of plant material is hidden on the ground, the clutch consists of three to four eggs.


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