Recently proposed splits for the family Larks

Bengal Bushlark     Mirafra assamica
Horsfield   1840
n India: from Punjab and n Rajasthan e, Uttar Pradesh to Arunachal Pradesh; s Nepal; Bangladesh; extreme cw Burma
 

Jerdon's Bushlark     Mirafra affinis
Blyth   1845
s, e India: w Ghats, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, e Madhya Pradesh, Orissa to s Bihar and West-Bengal; nw,n,e Sri Lanka
split from: Mirafra assamica
insert after: Mirafra assamica
Per Alström,
Taxonomy of the Mirafra assamica complex
Forktail 13 (1998): 97-107
 

Burmese Bushlark     Mirafra microptera
Hume   1873
sc Burma
split from: Mirafra assamica
insert after: Mirafra affinis
Per Alström,
Taxonomy of the Mirafra assamica complex
Forktail 13 (1998): 97-107
 

Indochinese Bushlark     Mirafra marionae
Baker   1915
s Burma: Tenasserim; Thailand: except extreme s and w; sw Laos; Cambodia; s Vietnam: from Annam s
split from: Mirafra assamica
insert after: Mirafra microptera
Per Alström,
Taxonomy of the Mirafra assamica complex
Forktail 13 (1998): 97-107
 

Cape Long-billed Lark     Certhilauda curvirostris
(Hermann)   1783
w South Africa: w Cape Province from Cape Town to Namibian border
 

Karoo Long-billed Lark     Certhilauda subcoronata
Smith-A   1843
nw South Africa: nw Cape Province, Karoo and Bushmanland; Namibia: from c south
split from: Certhilauda curvirostris
insert after: Heteromirafra ruddi
Peter Ryan & Paulette Bloomer,
The Long-billed Lark complex: A species mosaic in southwest Africa
The Auk 116, 1 (1999): 194-208
 

Agulhas Long-billed Lark     Certhilauda brevirostris
Roberts   1941
sw South Africa: sc Cape Prov., Agulhas Plain s & w of Swellendam|coastal lowlands e of Swellendam
split from: Certhilauda curvirostris
insert after: Certhilauda curvirostris
Peter Ryan & Paulette Bloomer,
The Long-billed Lark complex: A species mosaic in southwest Africa
The Auk 116, 1 (1999): 194-208
 

Eastern Long-billed Lark     Certhilauda semitorquata
Smith-A   1836
e South Africa: Transvaal and Orange Free State|eastern grasslands
split from: Certhilauda curvirostris
insert after: Certhilauda brevirostris
Peter Ryan & Paulette Bloomer,
The Long-billed Lark complex: A species mosaic in southwest Africa
The Auk 116, 1 (1999): 194-208
 

Benguela Long-billed Lark     Certhilauda benguelensis
(Sharpe)   1904
w Angola
split from: Certhilauda curvirostris
insert after: Certhilauda semitorquata
Peter Ryan & Paulette Bloomer,
The Long-billed Lark complex: A species mosaic in southwest Africa
The Auk 116, 1 (1999): 194-208
 

Damara Long-billed Lark     Certhilauda damarensis
(Sharpe)  1904
nw Namibia: Damaraland
split from: Certhilauda curvirostris
insert after: Certhilauda benguelensis
Peter Ryan & Paulette Bloomer,
The Long-billed Lark complex: A species mosaic in southwest Africa
The Auk 116, 1 (1999): 194-208
 

Karoo Lark     Certhilauda albescens
(Lafresnaye)   1839
w,c South Africa: w Cape Province, w Orange Free State
 

Barlow's Lark     Certhilauda barlowi
(Roberts)   1937
sw Namibia: Orange River mouth region between Port Nolloth (South Africa) and Lüderitz (Namibia)
split from: Certhilauda albescens
insert after: Certhilauda albescens
Peter G. Ryan, Ian Hood, Paulette Bloomer, Joris Komen & Timothy M. Crowe,
Barlow's Lark: A new species in the Karoo Lark Certhilauda albescens complex of southwest Africa
Ibis 140, 4 (1998): 605-619
 

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