Definition of Genus ortalis
1. Noun. Chachalacas.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cracidae, Family Cracidae
Member holonyms: Chachalaca, Ortilis Vetula Macalli, Texas Chachalaca
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ortalis
Literary usage of Genus ortalis
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1. ... Arrangement of the Families of Mammals. With Analytical Tables by Theodore Gill (1874)
"... the genus Ortalis, each have, outside of this genus, a circle of relationship of their own. 1. Forms reminding of Ortalis lamed. ..."
2. Evolution of the Colors of North American Land Birds by Charles Augustus Keeler (1893)
"genus ortalis. THE CHACHALACAS. Only one species of this genus comes within our limits, and it has the appearance of being a form which has deteriorated ..."