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Orthotomus ruficeps(Lesson, 1830)

Ashy tailorbird

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sumatra
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1861 Orthotomus cineraceus? ♂. Sumatra. yes 20. / ? n.s. new sepium] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Orthotomus cineraceus. ♂ Loc. Sumatra Ex. Coll. Wallace.]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Cisticolidae (Cisticolas & Allies)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Orthotomus cineraceus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring