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Philippine Frogmouth
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Strisores
Family: Podargidae
Genus: Batrachostomus
Gould, 1838

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]


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

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