Definition of Certhia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Certhiidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Certhiidae, Family Certhiidae
Member holonyms: American Creeper, Brown Creeper, Certhia Americana
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Certhia
Literary usage of Certhia
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)
"Certhia familiaris montina RIDGWAY. Rocky Mountain Creeper. [7266.] Certhia familiari* montana ... Certhia familiaris occidentalis RIDGWAY, Proc. US Nat. ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(s) Those birds which have received the name of > • Certhia, Lin. ... We separate from them in the first place, Certhia, Cuv. (i The True Creepers, ..."
3. The Zoological Miscellany: Being Descriptions of New Or Interesting Animals by William Elford Leach, Richard P. Nodder (1814)
"Latham states the number of tail-feathers as ten, but in our indigenous species Certhia familiaris, and in all the ..."