Definition of Casmerodius albus
1. Noun. Widely distributed Old World white egret.
Generic synonyms: Egret
Group relationships: Egretta, Genus Egretta, Casmerodius, Genus Casmerodius
Lexicographical Neighbors of Casmerodius Albus
Literary usage of Casmerodius albus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"... L. 1758. white (3-25-04)* great egret, Casmerodius albus, L. 1758. Formerly American egret, common egret. white with black wing tips (4-11 -05) whooping ..."
2. The Cayman Islands by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2001)
"The great egret (Casmerodius albus) is white and over three feet tall; look for him in ponds as well as mangrove swamps. Snowy egrets (Egretta thula) are ..."
3. Southeast Florida by Sharon Spencer (1998)
"Cover photo: Great Egret (Casmerodius albus) © Daniel J. Cox, Natural Exposures, Inc. Back cover: Kayaking on the Loxahatchee River, © Warren Lieb Page 170, ..."