WoRMS taxon details

Megaceryle Kaup, 1848

206907  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206907)

accepted
Genus
Not documented
Description Size: medium to giant size. Plumage: hard in texture; markedly sexually dimorphic; tail long; inter-ramal feathers not...  
Description Size: medium to giant size. Plumage: hard in texture; markedly sexually dimorphic; tail long; inter-ramal feathers not overlapping sides of mandibular rami. Other characters: bill stout; prey on large invertebrates; hunt from a perch; solitary. [details]
WoRMS (2019). Megaceryle Kaup, 1848. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206907 on 2019-02-22
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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: medium to giant size. Plumage: hard in texture; markedly sexually dimorphic; tail long; inter-ramal feathers not overlapping sides of mandibular rami. Other characters: bill stout; prey on large invertebrates; hunt from a perch; solitary. [details]