Genus ANTHOCINCLA

Genus ANTHOCINCLA.

Anthocincla Blyth, J. A. S. B., xxxi, p. 843 (1862).

Type, Anthocincla phayrei Blyth.

The characters of the genus are those of the family and it only differs from Pitta in having aigrettes and also a comparatively longer, rather more slender bill. It is represented within our limits by a single species. The sexes are very much alike.

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.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
Genus ANTHOCINCLA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
442
M_ID: 
12533
M_SN: 
Hydrornis
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
4241

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