Definition of Pyrocephalus
1. Noun. A genus of Tyrannidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Superfamily Tyrannidae, Tyrannidae
Member holonyms: Firebird, Pyrocephalus Rubinus Mexicanus, Vermillion Flycatcher
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrocephalus
Literary usage of Pyrocephalus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1907)
"Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus (p. 475) ее. Brown of back, etc., darker; red of under parts ... Pyrocephalus nanus (not of Gould) Sclater, Proc. Zool. Soc. ..."
2. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1888)
"... and whitish brown on the under surface. Beneath the loose feathers of the crown there is a concealed spot of orange-red. 162. Pyrocephalus ..."