WoRMS taxon details

Corythornis Kaup, 1848

204390  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204390)

accepted
Genus
Not documented
Description Size: very small. Bill somewhat fattened laterally; red or black. Plumage: blue and chestnut above, chestnut below; tail...  
Description Size: very small. Bill somewhat fattened laterally; red or black. Plumage: blue and chestnut above, chestnut below; tail short. Other characters: bill somewhat flattened laterally; red or black. Feed on small animals, either aquatic or terrestrial. [details]
WoRMS (2019). Corythornis Kaup, 1848. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204390 on 2019-02-20
Date
action
by
1998-06-25 14:48:23Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-06-29 07:52:20Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2006-09-08 06:50:23Z
changed
Martinez, Olga

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basis of record Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939). Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. [print version]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
From other sources
Description Size: very small. Bill somewhat fattened laterally; red or black. Plumage: blue and chestnut above, chestnut below; tail short. Other characters: bill somewhat flattened laterally; red or black. Feed on small animals, either aquatic or terrestrial. [details]