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Canirallus
IMG 4394
Madagascan Wood Rail (Canirallus kioloides)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae
Genus Canirallus

Canirallus is a genus of rails in the Rallidae family. This genus includes one species from wet forests in West and Middle Africa, and two species from forests in Madagascar.

Species[]

The two species from Madagascar are sometimes placed in the genus Mentocrex instead, leaving Canirallus for only the grey-throated rail.

Tsingy Wood Rail (Goodman, Raherilalao & Block, 2011) (Canirallus beankaensis)
Madagascan Wood Rail (Pucheran, 1845) (Canirallus kioloides)
Grey-throated Rail (Hartlaub, 1855) (Canirallus oculeus)
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