from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of African Caprimulgidæ, characterized by the great length of the tail, as in S. longicaudus, the leading species, of western Africa. The genus is also named Climacurus (Gloger, 1842) from this characteristic.
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