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Bemmel, A.C.V. van

AuthorA.C.V. van Bemmel
TitleA new race of Dicrurus from the Island Morotai (N. Moluccas)
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
Volume28
Year1947
Issue12
Pages285-286
ISSN0024-0672
AbstractIn preparing a Handlist of the birds of the Moluccan islands, I found among the material in the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden, a race of Dicrurus that needs description: Dicrurus bracteatus morotaiensis nov. subspec.
Diagnosis: Distinguished from atrocaeruleus Gray (1860) — Batjan and Halmahera — by smaller culmen and wing. Habitat: Island Morotai (N. Moluccas).
Measurements in mm: ♂♂ culmen: 29; 29; 28.5; 28.5; 30 wing: 150; 148; 147; 152; 149 ♀♀ culmen: 27; 29; 30 wing: 149; 147; 145.
For comparison the following measurements are given: Halmahera: ♂♂ culmen: 32; 32; 32; 31; 33; 33; 32; 32 wing: 162; 161; 175; 169; 166; 169; 168; 168 ♀♀ culmen: 32; 34; 33; 31; 31 wing: 160; 165; 168; 162; 162 sex inc. culmen: 32; 32; 31; 33 wing: 159; 167; 163; 172 Batjan: ♂♂ culmen: 31; wing: 170; ♀♀ culmen: 31; 30; 32; 31; 30; 30 wing: 158; 163; 169; 162; 158; 161 sex inc. culmen: 31; 32; 32; 31; 31; 33 wing: 164; 169; 165; 165; 163; 172
Classification42.83
Document typearticle
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