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Mottled Spinetail

Telacanthura ussheri (Sharpe, RB 1870)

The mottled spinetail is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Telacanthura
Scientific:
  Telacanthura ussheri


Original description

Citation:
  (Sharpe, RB 1870)

Reference:
   Ibis

Protonym:
  Chaetura ussheri

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16187422


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8ACC245F174B13A5

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8ACC245F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8ACC245F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554980

Geographic range:

  • Telacanthura ussheri ussheri: Senegambia to Nigeria
  • Telacanthura ussheri sharpei: Cameroon to Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Uganda
  • Telacanthura ussheri stictilaema: Coastal s Kenya to n Tanzania, Zanzibar and Pemba I.
  • Telacanthura ussheri benguellensis: W Angola to Mozambique
English:
Mottled Spinetail
Catalan:
Falciot cuaespinós dels baobabs
Czech:
rorýs proužkobradý
Danish:
Baobabtornhalesejler
German:
Baobabsegler
Spanish:
Vencejo de Baobab
Spanish (Spain):
Vencejo de Baobab
Finnish:
suomukiitäjä
French:
Martinet d'Ussher
Croatian:
čiopa baobašica
Hungarian:
baobab sarlósfecske
Italian:
Rondone codaspinosa maculato
Japanese (romaji):
nodofuharioamatsubame
Japanese:
ノドフハリオアマツバメ
Lithuanian:
Dėmėtagurklė telekantura
Dutch:
Baobabgierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Baobabseglar
Norwegian:
Baobabseiler
Polish:
kolcosternik łuskogardły
Portuguese:
Rabo-espinhoso-malhado
Russian:
Пёстрый колючехвост
Slovak:
srp škvrnitohrdlý
Serbian:
Pirgava iglorepa čiopa
Swedish:
vattrad taggstjärtseglare
Ukrainian:
Голкохвіст плямистоволий
Chinese:
斑喉针尾雨燕
Chinese (Traditional):
斑喉刺尾雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martinet d'Ussher ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martinet d'Ussher ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Mottled-throated Needletail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Mottled-throated Needletail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Mottle-throated Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Mottle-throated Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Mottled Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telecanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Chaetura ussheri [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Chaetura ussheri [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Chaetura ussheri [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Mottled Spinetail ( Telacanthura ussheri) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Telacanthura ussheri [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Telacanthura ussheri [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Gevlekte Stekelstert
Catalan: Falciot cuaespinós dels baobabs
Czech: Rorýs pestrokrký, rorýs proužkobradý
Danish: Baobabtornhalesejler
German: Baobab Segler, Baobabsegler, Fleckenbrustsegler
English: Mottled Spinetail, Mottled Spinetail Swift, Mottled Spinetailed Swift, Mottled-throated Needletail, Mottled-throated Spinetail, Mottled-throated Spine-tailed Swif, Mottled-throated Spine-tailed Swift, Mottled-throated Swift, Mottle-throated Needletail, Mottle-throated Spinetail, Mottle-throated Spinetailed Swift, Mottle-throated Spinte-tailed Swift, Ussher's Spinetail, Ussher's Spine-tailed Swift
English, HBW: Mottled Spinetail
English (IOC): Mottled Spinetail
English (Kenya): Mottled Spinetail
English (United States): Mottled Spinetail
Esperanto: Punktita pinglovostulo
Spanish: Rabitojo de Garganta Multicolor, Vencejo de Baobab
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo de Baobab
Spanish (HBW): Mottled Spinetail
Estonian: tähnik-kammsaba
Finnish: Suomukiitäjä
French: Martinet d’Ussher, Martinet d'Ussher, Martinet épineux à queue tachetée, Martinet épineux d'Ussher
Croatian: čiopa baobašica
Hungarian: baobab sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone codaspinosa gola marezzata, Rondone codaspinosa maculato
Japanese (romaji): nodofuharioamatsubame
Japanese: ノドフハリオアマツバメ
Scientific: Chaetura ussheri, Telacanthura ussheri, Telacanthura ussheri ussheri, Telecanthura ussheri
Lithuanian: Dėmėtagurklė telekantura
Dutch: Baobabgierzwaluw, Boababgierzwaluw, Boabab-gierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Baobabseglar
Norwegian: Baobabseiler
Polish: kolcosternik luskogardly, kolcosternik łuskogardły
Portuguese: Rabo-espinhoso-malhado
Portuguese (Portugal): andorinhão-de-ussher, Rabo-espinhoso-malhado
Russian: Пёстрый колючехвост, Пятнистогорлый иглохвост, Стриж пестрый колючехвостый
Slovak: srp škvrnitohrdlý
Serbian: Pirgava iglorepa čiopa
Swedish: Marmortaggstjärtseglare, vattrad taggstjärtseglare
Swahili: Teleka Koo-madoa
Turkish: Baobab iğnekuyruğu, Baobab İğnekuyruğu
Ukrainian: Голкохвіст плямистоволий
Chinese: 斑喉针尾雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 斑喉刺尾雨燕

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