Genus PSARISOMUS

Genus PSARISOMUS.

Psarisomus Swanison, Class, birds, ii, p. 261 (1837). Type, Psarisomus dalhousiae Jameson.

In this genus the bill is similar to that of Eurylaimus but smaller, whilst the edge of the upper mandible is straight, not-overhanging; there are no rictal bristles but the loral feathers are directed forward ; the tail in longer than the wing and very strongly graduated, the outermost father being about one-third the length of the middle; the wing is round, the third or fourth quill longest; soutellations of the tarsus indistinct on the outer front, obsolete on tie inside; the sexes are 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 PSARISOMUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
472
M_ID: 
12489
M_SN: 
Psarisomus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
4269

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