Definition of Certhia

1. Noun. Type genus of the Certhiidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Certhia
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

Cerean
Cereans
Cerenkov
Cerenkov effect
Cerenkov radiation
Cererian
Ceres
Cereus
Cerinthian
Cerinthians
Cerithidea
Ceroxylon
Ceroxylon alpinum
Ceroxylon andicola
Cerrobend
Certhia (current term)
Certhia americana
Certhia familiaris
Certhiidae
Certificate of Need
Certificates of Need
Cervantes
Cervantes Saavedra
Cervidae
Cervus
Cervus canadensis
Cervus elaphus
Cervus nipon
Cervus sika
Cervus unicolor

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 ..."

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