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


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  • Such an enemy one would naturally suppose to be an insectivorous bird; but it is a remarkable fact that most of the genera of Fly-catchers of Borneo and Java on the one side (Muscipeta, Philentoma,) and of the Moluccas on the other (Monarcha, Rhipidura), are almost entirely absent from Celebes.

    Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection A Series of Essays


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