Definition of Genus aythya

1. Noun. Canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc..




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aythya

genus Aucuba
genus Aulacorhyncus
genus Aulostomus
genus Aureolaria
genus Auricularia
genus Auriparus
genus Australopithecus
genus Austrocedrus
genus Austrotaxus
genus Automeris
genus Avahi
genus Avena
genus Averrhoa
genus Avicennia
genus Ayapana
genus Aythya
genus Azadirachta
genus Azolla
genus Babesia
genus Babyrousa
genus Baccharis
genus Bacillus
genus Bacteroides
genus Baiomys
genus Bairdiella
genus Balaena
genus Balaeniceps
genus Balaenoptera
genus Balanus
genus Balistes

Literary usage of Genus aythya

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1. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus aythya. BOIE. 103 (146) AYTHYA AMERICANA. (Err.) Red-head Duck. North America in general; breeds from northern portions of United States northward. ..."

2. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Genus AYTHYA. Aythya vallisneria. Canvas-back. Not abundant, although annually killed, not only on the sea-board but occasionally on the Delaware River, ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"genus aythya is now Marila and Subgenus Nyroca precedes Marila americana. 57. Subgenus Fuligula is now Marila. 72. Genus Tantalus is now Mycteria. 74. ..."

4. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"The Ducks of the genus Aythya possess to some extent the habits of both the River Ducks and true Sea Ducks. They are divers in deep water, but along the ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"Any of several ducks of the Northern Hemisphere, of the same genus (Aythya) as that of the canvasback and redhead, and having similar habits. ..."

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