Ceyx (bird)

Ceyx (bird)
Ceyx
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Genus: Ceyx
Lacepede, 1799
Species

C. erithaca
C. fallax
C. lecontei
C. lepidus
C. madagascariensis
C. melanurus
C. rufidorsa

Ceyx is an Old World genus of river kingfishers.

The African species, the last three in the list, are sometimes placed in the genus Ispidina.

References


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