Definition of Collocalia
1. Noun. A genus of Apodidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Apodidae, Family Apodidae
Member holonyms: Collocalia Inexpectata, Swiftlet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collocalia
Literary usage of Collocalia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1895)
"Collocalia unicolor, apud Sadly, SF viii, p. 235 ; nee Jerdon. Coloration. ... Collocalia innominate. Hume-s Swiftlet. Collocalia innominata, Hume, SF \, p. ..."
2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1870)
"Collocalia. b. Tarsus shorter than the middle digit. 4. .... The salivary glands of Collocalia are remarkable for their great development. ..."
3. Catalogue of the Mammalia and Birds of New Guinea, in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1859)
"Presented by J. Mac - gillivray, Esq. Collocalia HYPOLEUCA. Collocalia hypoleuca ... Collocalia arborea, Gould, B. of Austr. ii. pl. 14. a. Aru Islands. ..."