EULABEORNIS

(Rallidae; Ϯ Chestnut Rail E. castaneoventris) Gr. ευλαβης eulabēs  cautious, undertaking prudently  < ευ eu  good; λαβειν labein  to take; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "Genus EULABEORNIS.  Gen. char.— Rostrum capite longius, fere rectum, et leviter incurvum, lateraliter compressum; naribus elongatis, apertis, singulis in sinu per mandibulæ tres fere partes a basi excurrente positis.  Alæ paulo breves atque debiles, valde rotundatæ; tertiariis elongatis, fere ad apicem alæ.  Tarsi paulo longi, et robustiores quam in genere 'Rallus;' digitis attamen brevioribus. Cauda longa, cuneiformis, pogoniis laxis et effusis.   EULABEORNIS CASTANEOVENTRIS.  ...  The "Morduggera" of the aborigines at Port Essington." (Gould 1844); "Eulabeornis Gould, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1844, p. 56. Type, by monotypy, Eulabeornis castaneoventris Gould." (Peters 1934, II, 179).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).