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Gallirallus striatus(Linnaeus, 1766)

Slaty-breasted rail

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Menado (N. Celebes)
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1859 Rallus gularis. Horsf. ♀ Menado (N. Celebes) / Iris reddish. olive. Bill dusky, redish At base beneath. Feet dusky olive. gularis. Beq. +] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Hypotænidia striata (Linn.) Loc. Menado Ex. coll. A.R.Wallace]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Menado (North Celebes).

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Gruiformes: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & Coots)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Hypotaenidia striata ; Rallus gularis
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Menado (N. Celebes), Sarawak, Borneo
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring