Eurypyga helias (Pallas, 1781)

Vilas Boas da Frota, Angélica, Vitorino, Breno Dias, da Silva, Carolina Joana, Ikeda-Castrillon, Solange Kimie & Nunes, Josué Ribeiro da Silva, 2020, Birds of the Ramsar site Estação Ecológica de Taiamã and buffer zone, Pantanal wetlands, Brazil, Check List 16 (2), pp. 401-422 : 414

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.2.401

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B287DE-7C36-FFA6-FC89-FEBEFB8D4866

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Eurypyga helias
status

 

Eurypyga helias (PAllAs, 1781)

Material examined. Tables 1, 2.

IDentificAtion. This species was seen on the ground in polyspecific forests along the Paraguay River. We identi- fied this species by the small head with a long, straight beak, and slender body with an unmistakable, complex colour ( Gwynne et al. 2010).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Eurypygiformes

Family

Eurypygidae

Genus

Eurypyga