Definition of Lophodytes cucullatus

1. Noun. Small North American duck with a high circular crest on the male's head.

Exact synonyms: Hooded Merganser, Hooded Sheldrake
Generic synonyms: Fish Duck, Merganser, Sawbill, Sheldrake
Group relationships: Genus Lophodytes, Lophodytes



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lophodytes Cucullatus

Lonicera xylosteum
Loniten
Lonnie
Lontara
Looney
Looney Tunes
Loos
Looser's lines
Looser's zones
Lope Felix de Vega Carpio
Lope de Vega
Lophiidae
Lophius
Lophius Americanus
Lophodytes
Lophodytes cucullatus (current term)
Lopholatilus
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps
Lophophora
Lophophora williamsii
Lophophorus
Lophosoria
Lophosoriaceae
Lopid
Lopingian
Lopressor
Lora
Lorado Taft
Lorain
Lorain's disease

Literary usage of Lophodytes cucullatus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"Lophodytes cucullatus (Linn.). (131) Synonyms: Hooded Sheldrake, Summer Sheldrake, ... Lophodytes cucullatus of more recent authors. Figure 11. ..."

2. The Birds of New England and Adjacent States: Containing Descriptions of the by Edward Augustus Samuels (1883)
"Lophodytes cucullatus, Reichart. Syst. Av. (1852). DESCRIPTION. Head with an elongated, compressed, semicircular crest; anterior extremity of nostril ..."

3. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1895)
"Nat. p. ix (1852) , Range. Confined to North America. 1. Lophodytes cucullatus. PP.1. Hudson's Bay Co. Purchased. [P.]. John Ray, Esq. [P.]. ..."

4. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"Lophodytes cucullatus (Linn.). HOODED MERGANSER. Adult mule. — Head, neck, and back black; middle of crest and under parts, white; sides light brown, ..."

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