Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search


Acropternis orthonyx (sole species)


EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Proper noun[edit]

Acropternis m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Rhinocryptidae – the single species Acropternis orthonyx.


  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]