Genus EURYLAIMUS

Bill large, broad and flat, culmen very blunt, sides of upper mandible overhanging and convex near the gape. Nostrils rounded, exposed, at base of bill. Wings and tail rounded, the wing much longer than the tail. Rictal bristles present but small. Scutellation of tarsus in front almost obsolete, inside of tarsus covered with an undivided lamina.

Upper plumage chiefly black and yellow ; lower plumage wholly or in part vinaceous red. Two species are known, ranging from Tenasserim to the Malay Archipelago.

Key to the Species.

Larger ; head and neck dark vinaceous red………………………E. javanicus, p. 4.
Smaller; head and throat black………………………E. ochromelas, p. 5.

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 EURYLAIMUS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
3
M_ID: 
12506
M_SN: 
Eurylaimus
Volume: 
vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1279

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