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Pitta ground-roller
Atelornis pittoides -Zurich Zoologischer Garten-8a
Pitta-like Ground Roller
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Brachypteraciidae
Genus: Atelornis
Pucheran, 1846

Pitta ground-rollers[1], Atelornis is a genus of birds in the ground-roller family Brachypteraciidae. The genus is endemic to Madagascar.



  1. ^ From the Finnish name for the genus, Pittamarhet.

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