Genus LOPHOPHANES

Similar to Parus, but crested and with the tail square or slightly forked; no ventral band. From Machlolophus the present genus is distinguished by the square or slightly forked tail and by the absence of a ventral band.

Key to the Species.

a. With a double row of spots on the wing- coverts.
a1. Abdomen iron-grey……………….L. melanolophus, p. 57.
b1. Abdomen ferruginous……………….L. aemodius, p. 58.
b. With no spots on the wing-coverts,
c1. Chin and throat black or blackish.
a2. Breast and abdomen ferruginous……………….L. rubidiventris, p. 58.
b2. Breast black, abdomen ashy olive……………….L. rufonuchalis, p. 58.
c2. Upper breast only black, lower breast and abdomen ashy olive………L. beavani, p. 59.
d1. Chin and throat fulvous-grey……………….L. dichrous, p. 59.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
OATES EW. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.1 1889.
Title in Book: 
Genus LOPHOPHANES
Book Author: 
Eugene William Oates, Edited by William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1889
Page No: 
57
M_ID: 
21045
M_SN: 
Periparus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
Term name: 
id: 
65

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