Batrachostomus

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Batrachostomus
Batrachostomus septimus 01.jpg
Philippine frogmouth (Batrachostomus septimus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Podargidae
Genus: Batrachostomus
Gould, 1838
Species

Batrachostomus is a genus of frogmouths. The generic name is a direct translation from the Greek for "frogmouth"; batracho-/βατραχο- "frog" and stoma-/στομα "mouth".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liddell & Scott (1980). Greek-English Lexicon, Abridged Edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-910207-4.