Definition of Phalaenoptilus

1. Noun. A genus of Caprimulgidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Phalaenoptilus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Caprimulgidae, Family Caprimulgidae
Member holonyms: Phalaenoptilus Nuttallii, Poorwill



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalaenoptilus

Phaeacians
Phaedriades
Phaenicia sericata
Phaeophyceae
Phaeophyta
Phaethon
Phaethontidae
Phaeton
Phagun
Phaistos
Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax
Phalacrocorax carbo
Phalaenopsis
Phalaenopsis amabilis
Phalaenoptilus
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Phalange
Phalangeridae
Phalangida
Phalangiidae
Phalangist
Phalangists
Phalangium
Phalangium opilio
Phalanx
Phalaris
Phalaris aquatica
Phalaris arundinacea
Phalaris canariensis

Literary usage of Phalaenoptilus

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

1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1899)
"Inhabits the western United States, east into Iowa and Missouri ; tuth into Mexico. Coues, 1865. 171. 418a. phalaenoptilus nuttalli nitidus ..."

2. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1899)
"phalaenoptilus nuttalli (Aud.) Poor-will. A common summer resident. Inhabits the western United States, east into Iowa and Missouri; south into Mexico. ..."

3. A Preliminary Catalog of the Birds of Missouri by Otto Widmann (1907)
"Eggs were taken June 1,1886, at Richmond, Kansas., within 35 miles of the state line. [418a. phalaenoptilus NUTTALLII NITIDUS ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1907)
"phalaenoptilus nuttallii. POOR-WILL.— Common in both counties. Arrives from the middle to the end of May. I have not heard it call after the end of August. ..."

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