Definition of Genus sturnus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Sturnidae: common starlings.

Exact synonyms: Sturnus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sturnidae, Sturnidae
Member holonyms: Common Starling, Sturnus Vulgaris, Pastor, Subgenus Pastor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sturnus

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
genus Styrax
genus Subularia
genus Suillus
genus Suksdorfia
genus Sula
genus Sundacarpus
genus Suricata
genus Surnia
genus Sus
genus Swainsona

Literary usage of Genus sturnus

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

1. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"Genus STURNUS, Linn., 1766. The genus Sturnus contains the true Starlings, birds which have a wide distribution, and are more or less familiar and ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"All the true Starlings nest in holes, and lay eggs of a bluish white or pale blue colour, without spots. THE TYPICAL STARLINGS. genus sturnus. ..."

3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... genus sturnus. Sturnus LINN.EUS, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, I, 1758, 167. 4 species, representing 3 genera and 2 families. ..."

4. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"genus sturnus LINN^US. Sturnus LINNAEUS, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, I, 1758, 167. Type, by subs. desig., ..."

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