Definition of Eudyptes
1. Noun. Rock hoppers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Spheniscidae, Spheniscidae
Member holonyms: Crested Penguin, Rock Hopper
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Literary usage of Eudyptes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"On the other hand, the latter differs from the corresponding bone of Eudyptes in the division of the calcaneal ridges into four, in the more slender and ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1889)
"Eudyptes chrysocome, Gould, Birds of Australia, vol. vii. pi. (1848). ... Eudyptes chrysocome, Buller, Birds of New Zealand, 2nd ed. vol. ii. p. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1872)
"It forms, with S. minor, an exception to the general rule of coloration among penguins, in that the throat persists white. Eudyptes ANTIPODES (H. & J.). ..."
4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"his own collection under the names of Eudyptes ... Eudyptes DIADEMATUS, Gould. Face, chin, upper part of the throat, and sides of the neck sooty- black ..."