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Philentoma pyrhoptera(Temminck, 1836)

Rufous-winged philentoma

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 Philentoma pyrrhoptera. Temm ♂. Sumatra. 34. / Pl. Col. 596. (Compd.) Philentoma castaneum. Eyton am. nat. hist. 1845. p. 229 but he say "gula cauda v. casteneis".] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Loc. Sumatra Ex. Coll. Wallace]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Tephrodornithidae (Woodshrikes, etc.)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Philentoma pyrrhoptera
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Sumatra, Sarawak
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring