Definition of Genus gallinago
1. Noun. Snipes.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae
Member holonyms: Gallinago Gallinago, Whole Snipe, Gallinago Gallinago Delicata, Wilson's Snipe, Gallinago Media, Great Snipe, Woodcock Snipe
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gallinago
Literary usage of Genus gallinago
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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... ranges casually to Saskatchewan, Keewatin, Colorado, Newfoundland, and Bermuda. genus gallinago KOCH. Gallinago KOCH, Syst. Baier. Zool., 1816, 312. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The typical snipes belong to the genus Gallinago. Besides exhibiting the characters just enumerated in a high degree of development, this genus has the toes ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Bds., 1841, 90. Monotypic, with Scolopax minor Gmel., as type; also type by designation. genus gallinago. ..."