(465) Spelaeornis longicaudatus chocolatinus.
Pnoepyga chocolatina Godw.-Aust., Ibis, 1875, p. 252 (Kedimai, Manipur).
Vernacular names. None recorded.
Description. Upper plumage and wings fulvous-brown, more rufous on lower back, rump and tail; feathers of head and back obsoletely fringed with darker brown; lores and line through eye grey ; chin albescent; centre of belly and breast white, splashed with rufous ; throat, upper breast, sides of lower breast and flanks rufous, the feathers with black terminal edges and subtipped with white; under tail-coverts darker rufous.
Colours of soft parts. " Bill dark brown. Legs pale flesh-colour" (G.-A.).
Measurements. Wing 47 and 50 mm.; tail 36 and 40 mm.; tarsus 20 mm.; culmen 10 and 11 mm.
Distribution. The only two specimens known were obtained by Godwin-Austen at Kedimai, Manipur, about 4,000 feet altitude.
Nidification and Habits. Nothing recorded.