Definition of Muscicapa

1. Noun. Type genus of the Muscicapidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Muscicapa
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae
Member holonyms: Muscicapa Grisola, Muscicapa Striata, Spotted Flycatcher



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscicapa

Musa textilis
Musaceae
Musales
Musca
Musca domestica
Muscadet
Muscardinus
Muscardinus avellanarius
Muscari
Muscari comosum
Muscari neglectum
Muscat
Muscat and Oman
Muscatian
Muscatians
Muscicapa (current term)
Muscicapa grisola
Muscicapa striata
Muscicapidae
Muscivora
Muscivora-forficata
Muscogee
Muscogees
Muscoidea
Muscovian
Muscovians
Muscovite
Muscovites
Muscovy
Muscovy duck

Literary usage of Muscicapa

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 (1890)
"Genus Muscicapa, Brisson, 1700. In this genus the sexes are alike : the culmen of the bill is about as ..."

2. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"Muscicapa ... so I killed it and put it in spirits." To this account I have only to add, that I have not seen another individual since. Muscicapa ..."

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