Genus Chætocercus G. R. Gray

The members of the genus Acestrura naturally lead on to the Calothorax Rosæ and C. Jourdani, constituting the genus Chætocercus.

Both these birds have very singularly formed tails, as may be seen on reference to the respective plates on which they are represented.


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