Genus ACEROS

No true casque, but the basal portion of the upper mandible is thickened and crossed at the sides by dark oblique grooves not extending across the culmen, wanting in the young and increasing in number with age; cheeks, chin, and throat naked; tail long and graduated. Feathers of head and neck loose-textured, both shafts and webs hair-like. Commissure of the bill greatly broken away in adults. Coloration of sexes different.

A single species.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Genus ACEROS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
149
M_ID: 
9664
M_SN: 
Aceros
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1464

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