Genus SERILOPHUS

Genus SERILOPHUS.

Serilophus Swainson, Class, B.. ii, p. 262 (1837). Type, Serilophus lunatus Gould.

In this genus the bill is comparatively small and has the sides of the upper mandible straight and not overhanging; the tail is much graduated; the wing is round and the secondaries and inner primaries are truncated and emarginated at the ends of the shafts; rictal bristles present; plumage very lax and soft; the sexes are practically alike.

Key to Species.

A. Primaries sharply pointed ; back and crown paler and rufescent………..S. lunatus, p. 469.
B. Primaries normal; back and crown darker and with practically no rufous………..S. rubropyygius, p. 470.

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 SERILOPHUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
469
M_ID: 
12496
M_SN: 
Serilophus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
4266

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