337. Dissemuroides dicruriformis

337. Dissemuroides dicruriformis.

The Large Andamanese Drongo.

Dissemuroides dicruriformis, Hume, S. F. i, p. 408 (1873); ii, p. 211; Sharpe, Cat. B. 31. iii, p. 255; Tweedd. Ibis, 1878, p. 77; Hume, Cat. no. 283 bis.

Coloration. Resembles D. andamanensis in all respects except that of size.

Bill, legs, and feet black; iris dark brown (Hume).
Length about 14; tail 8; wing 5.8; tarsus 1; bill from gape 1.45.

Distribution. The Great Coco and Table Islands in the Andaman group.

Habits, &c. Davison remarks that this species has the habits of the Dicruri.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
337. Dissemuroides dicruriformis
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
CatNo: 
337
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
322
Common name: 
Large Andamanese Drongo
M_ID: 
19655
M_SN: 
Dicrurus andamanensis dicruriformis
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
464

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