Genus SERILOPHUS

Bill very much smaller than in Eurylaemus, sides of upper mandible straight, not overhanging. Tail much rounded. Secondaries and inner primaries truncated, and emarginate at the ends of the shafts. Rictal bristles present. Nostrils and tarsi as in Eurylaemus.

Plumage soft, greyish or brownish above, ashy below; a white gorget in females only. Two species, ranging from the Himalayas to Tenasserim.

Key to the Species.

Head above pale greyish brown………………………S. lunatus, p. 9.
Head above dark ashy grey………………………S. rubripygius, p

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 SERILOPHUS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
8
M_ID: 
12496
M_SN: 
Serilophus
Volume: 
vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
1287

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