CATHARUS

(Turdidae; Ϯ Orange-billed Nightingale Thrush C. aurantiirostris) Gr. καθαρος katharos  pure, clean; "577. Catharus, Bp. (Turdus, p. Auct.) Rostrum Turdorum: pedes elongati, robusti: alae breves, rotundatae; remigum prima octavum aequante; tertia, quarta et quinta omnium longissimis: cauda brevis, rotundata.  America mer.  1.  *TURDUS immaculatus, Bp. Mus. Lugd. ex Caraccas.  Similis T. minoribus Amer. s. sed absque macularum vel suspicione. Rufo-olivaceus: subtus albus; pectore, lateribusque ardosiaceis" (Bonaparte 1850); alluding to the immaculate brown and white plumage of the Orange-billed Nightingale Thrush.
Synon. Malacocichla.

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 18 December 2018).