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Lonchura oryzivora(Linnaeus, 1758)

Java sparrow

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Lombok
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1856 Munia oryzivora. L. ♀ Lombok.]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Lombok.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Estrildidae (Waxbills, Munias, etc.)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Munia oryzivora
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Lombok, Banjarmasin, Java
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring