Definition of Genus Sceloglaux
1. Noun. A genus of Strigidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Strigidae, Strigidae
Member holonyms: Laughing Jackass, Laughing Owl, Sceloglaux Albifacies
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sceloglaux
Literary usage of Genus Sceloglaux
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1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Genus SCELOGLAUX, Kaup. But one species of this highly curious form is at present known. Sp. 1. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"There is also an Owl, which has been usually considered* the type of a genus (Sceloglaux) ; and the ..."