Definition of Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus
1. Noun. Tropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona; adult male has bright scarlet and black plumage.
Generic synonyms: Flycatcher, New World Flycatcher, Tyrant Bird, Tyrant Flycatcher
Group relationships: Genus Pyrocephalus, Pyrocephalus
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Literary usage of Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus
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1. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus. Vermilion Flycatcher. Breeds in Low. Son. zone from se. Calif., s. Nev., sw. Utah, Ariz., s. NM, and Tex. s. to Yucatan, ..."
2. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus. Length: 5.50-6.25. FAMILY : The Flycatchers. Adult Male: Head of male with crest ; upper parts, except top of head, ..."