Definition of Muscicapa
1. Noun. Type genus of the Muscicapidae.
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
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 ..."