SASIA

(Picidae; Ϯ White-browed Piculet S. ochracea) Nepalese name Sasya for the White-browed Piculet; "Genus new; Sasia, nobis.  Sasya of Nipal.  Generic character. Bill equal to the head, conico-compressed, pointed and entire; the base furnished with tufts of hair as in Bucco.  ... Tail short, soft and square  ...  Feet three-toed, hind toe stoutest, sub-equal in length to outer fore; inner fore connected to first joint. Nails somewhat straightened and obtuse.  ...  Type, Sasia ochracea, nobis.   Species new. Ochracea; Ochreous red Sasia." (Hodgson 1836).
Var. Sesia, Saria.
Synon. Comeris, Dryaltes, Microcolaptes, Picumnoides.

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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 11 December 2018).