Definition of Odontophorus
1. Noun. Genus of Central and South American crested partridges resembling quails; sometimes placed in a distinct subfamily or isolated in a distinct family.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phasianidae, Phasianidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Odontophorus
Literary usage of Odontophorus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1893)
"Iium. sk. Sta. Fc5 de Bogota. Sta. Fé de Bogota. of species.) Gould Coll. 14. Odontophorus columbianus. Odontophorus columbianus, Gould, P. 7,. S. 1850, p. ..."
2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"This new species, which I have received direct from Ecuador, is in every respect a typical Odontophorus, and is very nearly allied to 0. nigrogularis, ..."
3. Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club by New England zoological club, Cambridge (1900)
"Two adult males, Boquete, 5600 and 5800 feet, March. Odontophorus ... Odontophorus guttatus (Gould). Eight specimens, adults of both sexes and young, ..."