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  • Among these were two kingfishers, Tanysiptera acis and Ceyx Cajeli; a beautiful sunbird, Nectarines proserpina; a handsome little black and white flycatcher, Monarcha loricata, whose swelling throat was beautifully scaled with metallic blue; and several of less interest.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • Tarophagus proserpina, in the Pacific islands, which also transmits virus infections.

    Chapter 32

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