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Piratic Flycatcher

Legatus leucophaius (Vieillot, 1818)

The Piratic Flycatcher (Legatus leucophaius) is a passerine bird, the only member of the genus Legatus. It is a resident breeder from southern Mexico and Trinidad south to Bolivia and Argentina. At least some birds from Central America and Trinidad are migratory, and this species also visits Tobago. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Tyrannidae
Genus:
  Legatus

Scientific:
  Legatus leucophaius

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1818)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 27 p.11

Protonym:
  Platyrhynchos leucophaius

Avibase ID:
  9971C83EE46CC66C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9971C83E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560747

Geographic range:

  • Legatus leucophaius leucophaius: Nicaragua to n Argentina and s Brazil; Trinidad and Tobago
  • Legatus leucophaius variegatus: Tropical se Mexico (San Luis Potosí) to Honduras
English:
Piratic Flycatcher
Czech:
tyran loupeživý
German:
Kurzschnabel-Maskentyrann
Danish:
Pirattyran
Spanish:
Mosquero Pirata
Finnish:
marjatyranni
French:
Tyran pirate
Icelandic:
Ránhersir
Italian:
Pigliamosche pirata
Japanese:
hoojirotairanchou
Japanese:
ホオジロタイランチョウ
Dutch:
Piraattiran
Norwegian:
Pirattyrann
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Pirattyrann
Polish:
bentewi zaborczy
Portuguese:
Bentevi-pirata
Portuguese (Brazil):
Bem-te-vi-pirata
Russian:
Тиранн-разбойник
Slovak:
postriežkár vladársky
Swedish:
pirattyrann
Ukrainian:
Тиран-розбійник
Chinese:
强霸鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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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):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [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):
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tyran pirate ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tyran pirate ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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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 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 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 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Legatus leucophaius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Legatus leucophaius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Legatus leucophaius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Piratic Flycatcher ( Legatus leucophaius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Legatus leucophaius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Legatus leucophaius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Arawak: Werebekoa
Catalan: tirà pirata
Czech: tyran loupeživý, Tyran žlutocapkový
Danish: Pirattyran
German: Kurzschnabel-Maskentyrann, Legat
English: Black-banded Petchary, Piratic Flycatcher, Striped Flycatcher
English (IOC): Piratic Flycatcher
Spanish: Atrapamoscas Pirata, Chilero pirata, Mosquero Pirata, Mosquitero Listado, Papamoscas Pirata, Papamoscas Rayado Chico, Tontilo Chico, Tuquito chico
Spanish (Argentine): Tuquito chico
Spanish (Colombia): Atrapamoscas Pirata
Spanish (Costa Rica): Mosquero pirata
Spanish (Ecuador): Mosquero Pirata
Spanish (Spain): Mosquero Pirata
Spanish (HBW): Piratic Flycatcher
Spanish (Honduras): Chilero pirata
Spanish (Mexico): Papamoscas Pirata, Papamoscas Rayado Chico
Spanish (Nicaragua): Mosquitero Listado
Spanish (Panama): Mosquero Pirata
Spanish (Peru): Mosquero Pirata
Spanish (Paraguay): Tuquito chico
Spanish (Venezuela): Atrapamoscas Ladrón
Estonian: kaapertikat
Finnish: Marjatyranni
French: Tyran pirate
Guarani: Eichuja'i
Hungarian: tolvajtirannusz
Icelandic: Ránhersir
Italian: Pigliamosche pirata
Japanese: hoojirotairanchou
Japanese: ホオジロタイランチョウ
Scientific: Legatus leucophaius, Legatus leucophaius leucophaius, Platyrhynchos leucophaius
Lithuanian: Piratas
Dutch: Piraattiran
Norwegian Nynorsk: Pirattyrann
Norwegian: Pirattyrann
Wayampi: Yakalepike
Polish: bentewi zaborczy, tyranopiracik
Portuguese: bem-te-vi-pequeno, bem-te-vi-pirata, bem-te-vizinho-ladrão, Bentevi-pirata
Portuguese (Brazil): bem-te-vi-pequeno, Bem-te-vi-pirata, bem-te-vizinho-ladrão, bentevi-pirata
Portuguese (Portugal): Bem-te-vi-pirata
Russian: Тиранн-разбойник
Slovak: postriežkar vladársky, postriežkár vladársky
Sranan: Tigrigrikibi
Swedish: Pirattyrann
Ukrainian: Тиран-розбійник
Chinese: 强霸鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 海盜霸鶲

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