Definition of Centrocercus
1. Noun. Sage grouse.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Tetraonidae, Tetraonidae
Member holonyms: Centrocercus Urophasianus, Sage Grouse, Sage Hen
Lexicographical Neighbors of Centrocercus
Literary usage of Centrocercus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"Type, by orig. desig., Tetrao urophasianus BONAPARTE. Centrocercus urophasianus (BONAPARTE). Sage Hen. [309. ..."
2. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"HAB. Plains and prairies of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, south to New Mexico. GENUS Centrocercus SWAINSON. Centrocercus SWAINS. Fauna Bor. ..."
3. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (1882)
"Sternum of the chick, three or four days old ; Centrocercus ... The perfect pelvis, lateral view, as in 62 and 63, of Centrocercus; adult J. PLATE IX. FIG. ..."