Definition of Genus Procellaria
1. Noun. Type genus of the Procellariidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Procellariidae, Procellariidae
Member holonyms: Procellaria Aequinoctialis, White-chinned Petrel
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Procellaria
Literary usage of Genus Procellaria
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1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"They have now been divided into several genera, P. pela- gica and my P. nereis being a typical species of the restricted genus Procellaria. Sp. 645. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"family Procellaria« of Linnaeus' genus Procellaria, and proceed to separate the component genera according to the now generally received definition of a ..."
3. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"... and contains but a single species, H. microsoma. THE STORM-PETRELS. genus Procellaria. Procellaria, Linn. Syst. Nat. ip 212 (1766). ..."