Genus CYMBIRHYNCHUS

Genus CYMBIRHYNCHUS.

Cymbirhynchus Vigors, Mem. Raffles, p. 654 (1830).

Type, Cymbirhynchus nasutus Lath.=C macrorhynchus Gmel.

The genus Cymbirhyuchus is separable from all the other Eurylaimidae by the nostrils, which lie in a longitudinal depression in the centre of the upper mandible ; in other respects the bill is much like that of Eurylaimus, a little narrower and a little higher, whilst the edge of the upper mandible is straight, not overhanging ; rictal bristles long; tarsi indistinctly scutellated in front; sexes alike.

Key to Species*

A. Wing over 95 mm.; inner secondaries with no red spot near the tip………..C. macrorhynchus, p. 466.
B. Wine: under 95 mm.; inner secondaries with a red spot near the tip………..C. affinis, p. 468.

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.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Genus CYMBIRHYNCHUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
466
M_ID: 
12484
M_SN: 
Cymbirhynchus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
4263

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