Genus HOPLOPTERUS

Genus HOPLOPTERUS.

Hoplopterus Bonaparte, Georn. Arcad. Rome, xlix, p. 55 (3831).

Type by mon., Charadrius spinosus Linn.

This genus is distinguished by possessing a long, curved spur on the bend of the wing ; the wing is rounded, the second primary longest; the tarsus is long, slender and reticulated throughout; there is no hind toe.

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.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Genus HOPLOPTERUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
184
M_ID: 
3986
M_SN: 
Vanellus
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
4998

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