Definition of Catharacta

1. Noun. Skuas.

Exact synonyms: Genus Catharacta
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Stercorariidae, Stercorariidae
Member holonyms: Bonxie, Skua



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catharacta

Cataract Canyon
Catarrhina
Catasetum
Catasetum macrocarpum
Catawba
Catawban
Catawbas
Catch-22
Cate
Catenabacterium
Cath
Catha
Catha edulis
Cathal
Cathar
Catharacta (current term)
Catharacta skua
Catharanthus
Catharanthus alkaloids
Catharanthus roseus
Cathari
Catharine
Catharism
Catharist
Cathars
Cathartes
Cathartes aura
Cathartidae
Cathay
Cathaya

Literary usage of Catharacta

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"32), because the latter has for its type, by subsequent designation of Reichenbach 1851, Catharacta skua, Brünnich, and, furthermore, is not preoccupied by ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1896)
"149 Catharacta cepphus, Brunn. Orn. Bor. p. 36 (1764). (1761 : Hudson's Bay ; juv.). Catharacta ..."

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