DRYOLIMNAS

(Rallidae; Ϯ White-throated Rail D. cuvieri) Gr. δρυς drus, δρυος druos  tree; Mod. L. limnas  rail  < Gr. λιμνας limnas  of the marsh  < λιμνη limnē  marsh; "DRYOLIMNAS, gen. n.  Simile generi "Canirallus" dicto et culmine longiore quam digitus internus cum ungue, sed naribus longitudinalibus angustissimis, apertura nasali vix evidente, distinguendum.  Typus D. cuvieri (Pucher.)" (Sharpe 1893).

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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 12 December 2018).