Genus HYPOTAENIDIA

Genus HYPOTAENIDIA.

Hypotaenidia Reichenbach, Nat. Syst. Vogel, xxiii (1852).

Type by orig. desig., Rallus pectoralis.

This genus differs from Rallus in having a stouter and, often a rather shorter bill, with a more distinctly angulate gonys. Two races of one species, Hypotaenidia striata, are found in India, whilst outside this country they are widely distributed throughout the Oriental and Australian regions.

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 HYPOTAENIDIA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
7
M_ID: 
3448
M_SN: 
Gallirallus
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
4777

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