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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Rallidae.


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  • These species include the invisible rail (Habroptila wallacii), white-streaked friarbird (Melitograis gilolensis), paradise-crow (Lycocorax pyrrhopterus), and the standardwing (Semioptera wallacii).

    Halmahera rain forests

  • Five vulnerable species, four of which are found nowhere else, are found in the ecoregion: invisible rail (Habroptila wallacii), caranculated fruit-dove (Ptilinopus granulifrons), chattering lory (Lorius garrulus), and white cockatoo (Cacatua alba).

    Halmahera rain forests

  • There are four endemic monotypic genera: Habroptila, Melitorgrais, Lycocorax, and Semioptera.

    Halmahera rain forests


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