Definition of Genus Zenaidura

1. Noun. Mourning doves.

Exact synonyms: Zenaidura
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Columbidae, Family Columbidae
Member holonyms: Mourning Dove, Zenaidura Macroura



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zenaidura

genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia
genus Zanthoxylum
genus Zapus
genus Zea
genus Zenaidura (current term)
genus Zerumbet
genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus
genus Zingiber
genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus
genus Zoarces
genus Zoisia
genus Zonotrichia
genus Zostera
genus Zoysia
genus Zygnema

Literary usage of Genus Zenaidura

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"genus Zenaidura. Zenaidura BONAPARTE, Consp. Av., II, Dec. 1854, 84. Monotypic ('2 spp. but the second is a synonym of the other), with Columba carolinensis ..."

2. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"... and northern border of United States ; now rare in localities where it was once very abundant. genus Zenaidura. BONAP. 252 (316) ZENAIDURA MACROURA. ..."

3. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Zenaidura has the tail excessively lengthened, cuneate, and with fourteen feathers. The Carolina Dove, Z. carolinensis, Bonap., of the United ..."

4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus Zenaidura has the tail excessively lengthened, cuneate, and with fourteen feathers. The Carolina Dove, Z. carolinensis, Bonap., of the United ..."

5. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"genus Zenaidura. 316. Zenaidura macroura (Linn.). MOURNING DOVE. sides of head with blue-black spot and pink iridescence; under parts brownish, ..."

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