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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Dulidae — the palmchat.


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  • The avifauna of Hispanolia Island is very distinct, it even has six endemic genera including Calyptophilus, Dulus, Nesoctites, Phaenicophilus, Xenoligea and Microligea.

    Hispaniolan pine forests 2008

  • A remarkable 36 genera are endemic to the region, as well as two endemic families: the palmchat (Dulus dominicus) of the family Dulidae and the todies (family Todidae).

    Biological diversity in the Caribbean Islands 2008


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