Genus MICROSARCOPS

The present genus has been proposed for a migratory Indian Lapwing hitherto referred to Chettusia, from which it is distinguished by its transversely shielded tarsi and by having a lappet. It comes near to Sarciophorus, but it possesses a small hind claw, and is a more stoutly-built bird.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol. 4. 1898.
Title in Book: 
Genus MICROSARCOPS
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1898
Page No: 
228
M_ID: 
3986
M_SN: 
Vanellus
Volume: 
Vol. 4
Term name: 
id: 
2065

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