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AuthorR. Bowdler Sharpe
TitleOn an apparently undescribed genus de Wrens from Timor
JournalNotes from the Leyden Museum
Volume6
Year1884
Issue3
Pages179-180
ISSN1872-9231
AbstractIn the Leyden Museum are some specimens of a bird from Timor, bearing the label « Orthotomus subulatus, Müll. Verh.», a name which I cannot find to have been published anywhere, and as far as I am aware the species has never been described under any other name.
Generically this Wren comes very close to Pnoepyga, and has no rictal bristles and the front aspect of the tarsus entire. It has, however, a much longer bill, thinner, and more compressed, the culmen exceeding the hind toe and claw in length. I propose to separate it generically as Orthnocichla. The type will be
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