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Grey-necked Wood-Rail, Aramides cajanea
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Tribe: Pardirallini
Genus: Aramides

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Wood-rails, Aramides is a genus of birds in the Rallidae family.


The Rufous-naped Wood-Rail / White-bellied Wood-Rail, Aramides albiventris, has been split from Grey-necked Wood-Rail, Aramides cajaneus, based on Marcondes and Silveira (2015).[1]



  1. ^ Marcondes, R.S., and L.F. Silveira (2015), A taxonomic review of Aramides cajaneus (Aves, Gruiformes, Rallidae) with notes on morphological variation in other species of the genus, ZooKeys 500, 111-140.


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