Definition of Pterocnemia

1. Noun. A genus of birds of the family Rheidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Pterocnemia
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Rheidae, Rheidae
Member holonyms: Nandu, Pterocnemia Pennata, Rhea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pterocnemia

Pteris serrulata
Pternohyla
Pternohyla fodiens
Pterocarpus
Pterocarpus angolensis
Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus macrocarpus
Pterocarpus marsupium
Pterocarpus santalinus
Pterocarya
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Pterocles
Pterocles alchata
Pterocles indicus
Pteroclididae
Pterocnemia
Pterocnemia pennata
Pterodactylidae
Pterodactylus
Pterois
Pteropogon humboltianum
Pteropsida
Pteropus
Pteropus capestratus
Pteropus hypomelanus
Pterosauria
Pterostylis
Ptilocercus

Literary usage of Pterocnemia

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1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1895)
"pterocnemia, GR Gr. Hand-list, iii. p. 2, subgen. ... 154 (1873) ( = pterocnemia, Gr.). Range. Confined to South America. [Cf. GADOW, H., "On the Anatomical ..."

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