CINCLORAMPHUS

(Locustellidae; Ϯ Brown Songlark C. cruralis) Mod. L. cinclus  thrush  < Gr. κιγκλος kinklos  unknown waterside bird; ῥαμφος rhamphos  bill; "Genus CINCLORAMPHUS.   Bill rather shorter than the head; culmen slightly arched; the tip distinctly notched; the commissure slightly angulated at the base, and somewhat incurved for the remainder of its length; nostrils, lateral, oval; wings moderate, rigid, first quill very long and nearly equal to the second and third, which are the longest; tertials nearly as long as the primaries; tail rather small and cuneiform; tarsi very strong and scutellated anteriorly; toes long and powerful, particularly the hinder one and claw, which is articulated on the same plane with the inner toe; lateral toes nearly equal.  Type. Megalurus cruralis, Vig. and Horsf." (Gould 1838).
Var. Cynclorhamphus, Cynchlorhamphus, Cinctorhamphus.
Synon. Dulciornis, Maclennania, Ptenoedus.

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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 15 December 2018).