Definition of Cistothorus
1. Noun. Marsh wrens.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Troglodytidae, Troglodytidae
Member holonyms: Marsh Wren
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cistothorus
Literary usage of Cistothorus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Birds of the Kotzebue Sound Region, Alaska by Joseph Grinnell (1900)
"STATUS—Common resident locally in suitable localities west of the Sierran divide; more widely distributed in the lowlands in winter. 456 (725 c) Cistothorus ..."
2. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"Long-billed Marsh Wren. Eastern North America; south from Ontario and Massachusetts to the Gulf; breeds throughout its range. 544 (7256) Cistothorus ..."