Genus VI. HIRUNDO

Genus VI. HIRUNDO.
Hirundo, Linn. Syst. Nat. i. p. 343 (1766, pt.).
Hirundo, Schaeffer, Elem. Orn., Genus 100, pl. xl. (1779) ..... H. rustica.
Chelidon, T. Forster, Syn. Cat. Brit. B. p. 55 (1817) ..... H. rustica.
Cecropis, Boie, Isis, 1826, p. 971 ..... H. capensis.
Uromitrus, Bp. Rivist. Contemp. Torino, 1857, p. 4 ..... H. filifera.
Hemicecropis, Bp. tom. cit. p. 4 ..... H. dimidiata.
Lillia, Boie, J. f. O. 1858, p. 364 ..... H. rufula.
Waldenia, Sharpe, P. Z. S. 1869, p. 461 ..... H. nigrita.
Range. Nearly cosmopolitan.
Clavis specierum.
a. Dorsum posticum et uropygium nitide caeruleo-nigra, notaeo reliquo concoloria.
a'. Pileum caeruleo-nigrum : frons rufa.
a". Guttur inteuse rufum.
a". Majores : ala 4.5-4.8 poll. : cauda longa, alae apicem valde excedens : Subeaudales rufae, aut albae rufo tinetae.
a4. Torques praepectoralis nigra, lata, interdum rufo medialiter maculata, minime interrupta.
a5. Subtus alba, aut laete rufa (male aestiv.) ..... 1. rustica, p. 213.
b5. Subtus castanea ..... 2. savignii, p. 237.
b4. Torques praepectoralis interrupta.
c5. Subtus alba, vix rufo tincta ..... 3. gutturalis, p. 241.
d5. Subtus castanea ..... 4. tytleri, p. 249.
e5. Subtus cervina ..... 5. erythrogastra, p. 253.
b"'. Minores : ala 4.15—4.2 poll., caudae apicem excedens : torques praepcetoralis nulla.
c4. Rectrices haud albo maculatae ..... 6. tahitica, p. 275.
d5. Rectricum pogonium internum albo maculatum.
f5. Subeaudales fumoso-brunneae.
a6. Rectricum maculae albae parvae et trails- versim positae.
a7. Abdomen albidum : pectus et corporis latera saturate fumoso-brunnea : alae caudae apicem excedentes .{7. favanica, p. 279., 8. namiyei, p. 287.
b7. Pectus et corporis latera pallide fumoso - brunnea : abdomen vix dilutius : alae cauda ; apicem aequantes ..... 9. neoxena, p. 289.
b6. Rectricum maculae albae magna ; pogonio interno fere dimidiatim albo.
c7. Abdomen fumosum ..... 10. angolensis, p. 293.
d7. Abdomen album ..... 11. arcticincta, p. 295.
g5. Subeaudales albae ..... 12. lucida, p. 297.
b". Guttur album vel fulvescens.
c'". Major : ala 4.9 poll. : torques praepectoralis nigra, obvia ..... 13. albigularis, p. 303.
d"'. Minor : ala 4.0—4.35 poll. : torques praepectoralis medialiter interrupta ..... 14. oethiopica, p. 307.
b'’. Frons nigro-caerulca, pileo concolor. c''. Abdomen album.
e'''. Secundaria ; extus albae ..... 15. leucosoma, p. 311.
f'". Secundaria ; primariis concolores ..... 16. dimidiata, p. 313.
d". Abdomen caeruleo-nigrum, notaeo concolor.
g'". Minor : ala 4.3 poll. : plaga alba gularis conspicua ..... 17. nigrita, p. 317. h'". Major : ala 4.5 poll. : guttur totum caeruleo-nigrum, gas-traeo concolor ..... 18. atrocoerulea, p. 319.
e". Abdomen castaneum, gastraeo reliquo concolor : Subeaudales purpurascenti-caeruleae ..... 19. nigrorufa, p. 325.
c'. Pilcum totum rufum, capistrum exhibens ..... 20. smithii, p. 327.
b. Dorsum posticum et uropygium fumoso-brunnea : pilcum quoque fumoso brunneum ..... 21. griseopyga, p. 335.
c. Dorsum posticum et uropygium rufa.
d'. Pileum rufum.
f''. Major: ala 5.1 poll. : subtus anguste nigro striolata ..... 22. cucullata, p. 337.
g". Minor : ala 4.2 poll. : subtus late nigro striolata ..... 23. puella, p. 341.
e'. Pilcum caeruleo-nigrum, dorso concolor.
h". Subtus nigro striolata, plumarum scapis nigris, obviis, latis vel obsoletis.
i'''. Subtus fulvescentes aut albescentes.
e4. Uropygium cinnamomeum vel castaneum, postice albescens ..... 24. rufula, p. 347.
f4. Uropygium castaneum, concolor, rarius postici albescens.
h5. Ala 4.9-5.3 poll.
c6. Uropygium vix nigro striolatum : subtus rufo tincta, vix nigro striolata ..... 25. daurica, p. 357.
d6. Uropygium distinete nigro striolatum : sub¬tus albescens, conspicue nigro striolata ..... 26. striolata, 361.
i5. Ala 4.3-4.7 poll.
e6. Subtus distinete nigro striolata ..... 27. nipalensis, p. 365.
f6. Subtus indistincte; striolata ..... 28. erythropygia, p. 371.
g6. Subtus obsolete striolata, lineolis scapalibus vix obviis, interdum absentibus.
e7. Major : ala 4.7 poll. : gastraeum vix rufescente tinetum : subalares con¬colores ..... 29. melanocrissa, p. 379.
f7. Minor : ala 4.4 poll. : gastraeum sericeo-album : subalares concolores ..... 30. domicella, p. 381.
g7. Major: ala 4.9 poll. : gastraeum pallide castaneum : guttur pallidius ..... 31. emini, p. 383. k'". Subtus intense castaneae.
g4.Minor : ala 4.55 poll. : subtus distincte nigro strio¬lata ..... 32. hyperythra, p. 389.
h4. Major : ala 4.8-5.3 poll. : subtus obsolete nigro striolata ..... 33. badia, p. 393.
i". Subtits rufescentes vel pallide castaneae.
l'". Miuores : ala minime 5.3 poll, longa : guttur rufum, gastraeo reliquo concolor ..... { 34. semirufa, p. 395., 35. gordoni, p. 397.
m'''. Majores : ala 5.7 poll. : guttur albicans.
i4. Rectrices haud albo maculatae ..... 36. senegalensis, p. 399.
k4. Rectrices albo maculatae ..... 37. monteiri, p. 403.
d. Uropygium metallice viride, notaeo reliquo concolor : subtus pure sericeo-albae.
f. Supra aureo-aenea ..... 38. euchrysea, p. 407.
g'. Supra metallice chalybeo-viridis, vix cuprescens ..... 39. sclateri, p. 409.

BookTitle: 
A Monograph Of The Hirundinidae Or Family Of Swallows.
Reference: 
Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, and Claude Wilmott Wyatt. A Monograph of the Hirundinidae: Or Family of Swallows. Vol. 1. 1894.
Title in Book: 
Genus VI. HIRUNDO
Book Author: 
Richard Bowdler
Year: 
1894
Page No: 
209
M_ID: 
22499
M_SN: 
Hirundo
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
9872

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