Definition of Genus Lophophorus
1. Noun. Monals.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phasianidae, Phasianidae
Member holonyms: Monal, Monaul
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lophophorus
Literary usage of Genus Lophophorus
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1. The Natural History of Game-birds by William Jardine (1860)
"genus Lophophorus,— TEMMINCK instituted this genus in the Histoire Naturelle des Pigeons et ... Genus LOPHOPHORUS."
2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... the genus Oallas; the genus Lophophorus ; and the genus Numida. Cuvier makes his Paons consist of the true Peacocks (Pavo, Linn. ..."
3. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1838)
"... of the spur in the male, which is so prominent in the other species which have been included in the genus Lophophorus, this has now formed a new genus. ..."