Genus LORICULUS

Bill much smaller and longer comparatively than in Palaeornis, and much more compressed, the. culmen less curved ; the depth of the two mandibles together less than the length from cere to point; tail short, slightly rounded.

This genus ranges throughout the greater part of the Oriental region and into part of the Papuan. Two species out of about twenty that are known occur within our limits.

Key to the Species.

a. Crown green………………………….. L. vernalis, p. 261.
b. Crown red…………………………..L. indicus, p. 262.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Genus LORICULUS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
261
M_ID: 
11465
M_SN: 
Loriculus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1609

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