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Acridotheres melanopterus(Daudin, 1800)

Black-winged starling

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: East Java
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1861 Sturnopastor melanoptera. ♀. E. Java. 83.] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Graculipica melanoptera (Daud) Loc. E. Java. Excoll. Wallace.]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from East Java.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Graculipica melanoptera
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring