Genus DUPETOR

Genus DUPETOR.

Dupetor Heine & Reichen., Nomencl. Mus. Heine, p. 308 (1890).

Type by mon., Ardea flavicollis Lath.

The genus Dupetor differs from Ixobrychus in having a longer bill, this exceeding the middle toe and claw; the tarsus is shorter than the bill; the back of the neck is partially naked but less completely so than in Ixobrychus.

The genus is confined to the Oriental and Australian regions,, one species being found in India.

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 DUPETOR
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
368
M_ID: 
2217
M_SN: 
Dupetor
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
5212

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