Genus RHINOPLAX

Bill moderate, pointed, nearly straight. Casque high, flat at sides, rounded above, vertically truncated in front, all the front part solid. Whole chin and throat, neck all round, and middle of back naked. Middle tail-feathers in the male twice as long as the others. Sexes alike in plumage.

This very remarkable and aberrant genus contains a single Species only.

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 RHINOPLAX
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
158
M_ID: 
9645
M_SN: 
Rhinoplax
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1477

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