Genus IRENA

Irena Horsf., Trans. L. S., xiii, p. 153 (1822). Type, Irena puella.

Horsfield himself designates puella as the type. Characters those of the family.
Irena puella.

Key to Subspecies.

A. Upper and under tail-coverts reaching to within about an inch and a half to an inch of the tip of the ……………………..I. p. puella, p. 1.
B. Upper arid under tail-coverts reaching to within a few millimetres of the tip of the tail, or equally long…………………..I. p. cyanea, p. 3.

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 IRENA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
1
M_ID: 
25748
M_SN: 
Irena
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3667

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