Definition of Steganopus tricolor
1. Noun. Breeds on the northern great plains of Canada.
Generic synonyms: Phalarope
Group relationships: Genus Steganopus, Steganopus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steganopus Tricolor
Literary usage of Steganopus tricolor
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1. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"Among other fly larvae consumed are those of the crane flies (leather- jackets) (devoured by the following species: Wilson phalarope (Steganopus tricolor). ..."
2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"(See Allen apud Schalow, The Auk, xiii, 1896, p. 244.) 224. Change Phalaropus tricolor ( Vieill.) to Steganopus tricolor ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1884)
"An inspection of the same article shows also that the name Steganopus tricolor is there applied to Wilson's ..."