Definition of Himantopus mexicanus
1. Noun. Stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neck.
Group relationships: Genus Himantopus, Himantopus
Generic synonyms: Himantopus Stilt, Long-legs, Longlegs, Stilt, Stilt Plover, Stiltbird
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Literary usage of Himantopus mexicanus
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1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1919)
"himantopus mexicanus (Müller). AMERICAN STILT. Adult male.—Whole forehead, a large spot above and behind posterior half (more or ..."
2. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1919)
"himantopus mexicanus (p.). aa. White of forehead extended over crown; black of hindneck ... himantopus mexicanus (Miiller). AMERICAN STILT. Adult male. ..."