Template:Unidentified header

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Fills a 'Unidentified XXX' category with the category purpose. It also asks expert readers to help wikipedia identify the content of the category.


{{Unidentified header |subject= |category= }}


{{Unidentified header|subject=Alaudidae}} →
{{Unidentified header|subject=Alaudidae|category=Alaudidae}} →

Template parameters

subjectA common description of all the content of the category.
  • In biology, it should be the name of a taxon (the same taxon as in the unidentified category name).
    The taxon should be the most precise possible. For example for a bird picture use "bird", but if the bird looks like a Passerine, it should be Passeriformes.
  • In other cases, it can be a type of media, like "images" or "sounds".
categoryThe name of the category in which subcategories the media should be moved once more precisely identifiedemptyoptional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the Category namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: no user group specified


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See also


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This template is localized through {{Autotranslate}}. The layout of the template can be found under Template:Unidentified header/layout.

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:Unidentified header/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). Please change the parameter lang from en (or whatever language you are translating) to the language code of your language.