Definition of Genus strix

1. Noun. Owls lacking ear tufts.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Strix

genus Stictomys
genus Stictopelia
genus Stizolobium
genus Stizostedion
genus Stokesia
genus Storeria
genus Strekelia
genus Strelitzia
genus Strepera
genus Strepsiceros
genus Streptocarpus
genus Streptococcus
genus Streptomyces
genus Streptopelia
genus Streptosolen
genus Strix
genus Strobilomyces
genus Strombus
genus Strongylodon
genus Strophanthus
genus Stropharia
genus Struthio
genus Struthiomimus
genus Strymon
genus Sturnella
genus Sturnus
genus Stylomecon
genus Stylophorum
genus Styphelia
genus Styracosaurus

Literary usage of Genus strix

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

1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"While as a general rule other great countries are only inhabited by a single species of the restricted genus Strix, the Fauna of Australia comprises no less ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1900)
"... made S. stridula the type of his restricted genus Strix. This act placed the Wood Owls in the genus Strix ..."

3. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"Besides this, Savigny, when he split up the Owls in 1809, and made several new genera, restricted the Barn Owl for his genus Strix (ex Linn. ..."

4. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1878)
"According to this view, the type of the genus Strix is S. stridula, or the Brown Owl, that being the Strix of older authors. [See Zool. Eec. xii. p. 55.] . ..."

5. The American Historical Magazine by Publishing Society of New York, Americana Society (1908)
"—This bird is of the genus strix, that flies chiefly in the night. ... under the Linnae genus Strix which has been sub-divided by later naturalists. ..."

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