Genus HALCYON

Halcyon Swainson, Zool. Illustr., ser. 1, pl. 27, Feb. 1821. Type by orig. desig., Alcedo senegalensis, Linn.

Entomophilia Horsf., Zool. Researches in Java. No. 4, 1822; new name for Halcyon Swainson.

Entomothera Reichenbach, Hand. spec. Orn., Alced., 1851; not Entomothera Horsfield, 1822.

Entomobia Cabanis & Heine, Mus. Hein., vol. ii, p. 154, 1860 ; not Entomobius nor Entomibia Costa, 1846.

Cancrophaga Bonaparte, Consp. Gen. Av., vol. i, p. 155, 1850. Type by taut., Alcedo cancrophaga Latham.

Plesialcyon Mathews, Birds Austral., vol. vii, p. 152, 1918. Type by orig, desig., Alcedo smyrnensis Linn.

Cecilia id., ibid., p. 153, 1918. Type by orig, desig., Alcedo pileata Boddaert.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds. Synonymy(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.7 1930.
Title in Book: 
Genus HALCYON
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1930
Page No: 
353
M_ID: 
9100
M_SN: 
Halcyon
Volume: 
Vol. 7
Term name: 
id: 
7808

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