Definition of Ixobrychus exilis

1. Noun. Small American bittern.

Exact synonyms: Least Bittern
Generic synonyms: Bittern
Group relationships: Genus Ixobrychus, Ixobrychus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ixobrychus Exilis

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Ixobrychus exilis (current term)
Ixodes bicornis
Ixodes cookei
Ixodes dammini
Ixodes dentatus
Ixodes holocyclus
Ixodes neotomae
Ixodes pacificus
Ixodes persulcatus
Ixodes pilosus
Ixodes ricinus
Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes spinipalpis

Literary usage of Ixobrychus exilis

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"... of the common Least Bittern, Ixobrychus exilis (Gml.) as I have wholly satisfied myself by an examination of specimens, which vary among themselves as ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1909)
"Ixobrychus exilis (Gmelin). Least bittern. Common summer resident. The average date of spring arrival is May 15, the earliest May-9, 1908. ..."

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