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Similar to No. 372, but darker both above and below, dark markings everywhere heavier; flanks, legs and feet more rufescent.
Similar to No. 758, but back, tail, and flanks without brownish or rufescent tinge.
Above dusky slate colour with rufescent tips to the fur; beneath paler, with a faint rufous tinge about the breast (Jerdon).
Blyth seems to think that this animal gets more rufescent with age, judging from two examples sent from Mergui.
Under side varying from pale rufescent grey to light rufous or dull grey.
The caps were obtusely convex and of a grayish rufescent color.
The gills are notched, crowded, pallid or rufescent, narrow.
The gills are annulato-adnexed, distant, rufescent with a yellow tinge.
The rufescent ant has lost even the very power of feeding itself.
FALLING IN LOVEGRANT ALLEN
In the drawing the rufescent and normal plumages of the adults are so well delineated that no description seems necessary.

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