Definition of Dendrocolaptes
1. Noun. Type genus of the Dendrocolaptidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Dendrocolaptidae, Family Dendrocolaptidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dendrocolaptes
Literary usage of Dendrocolaptes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1888)
"He says it is not uncommon there in the thick woods, also in the orange-groves about the Jesuit ruins of St. Javier. 217. Dendrocolaptes PICUMNUS (Licht.). ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1890)
"D. ocellata described as Dendrocolaptes ocellatus; and D. tenuirostris (nee Licht.) described under the genus Dendrocolaptes. ....... Species 5. 1827. ..."