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Philippine frogmouth (Batrachostomus septimus)
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Strisores
Order: Podargiformes
Family: Podargidae
Genus: Batrachostomus
Gould, 1838
Type species
Podargus auritus[1]
Gray, 1829

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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'.[2] It includes the following species:


  1. ^ "Podargidae". The Trust for Avian Systematics. Retrieved 2023-08-05.
  2. ^ Liddell & Scott (1980). Greek-English Lexicon, Abridged Edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-910207-4.