Genus CROCETHIA

Genus CROCETHIA.

Crocethia Bill berg, Synops. Faun. Scand., i, (2) tab. A, p. 132 (1828).

Type by mon., Tringa alba Vroeg.

This genus, which contains but one species, the Sanderling, is very close to Erolia but is separated from that genus by possessing a hind toe; the bill and tarsus are about equal in length.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Genus CROCETHIA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
230
M_ID: 
4321
M_SN: 
Calidris
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
5050

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