Definition of Phalaropus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Phalaropidae: phalaropes.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phalaropidae, Phalaropidae
Member holonyms: Phalaropus Fulicarius, Red Phalarope
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalaropus
Literary usage of Phalaropus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1919)
"... the outer margin of the segments strongly convex Phalaropus (p.). aa. Bill slender, not at all expanded ... Genus Phalaropus Brisson. ..."
2. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Subgenus Phalaropus. 223. Phalaropus lobatus (Linn.). Northern Phalarope. Plumage of adult female in summer: above a general slaty gray with ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1894)
"... Washington, DC Phalaropus lobatus—A Correction.—In 'The Auk,' Vol. IV, page 78, I recorded the ..."
4. List of the Specimens of the British Animals in the Collection of the by George Robert Gray, James Francis Stephens, Adam White, Frederick Smith, Henry Denny, Henry Tibbats Stainton, Edwin Shepherd (1848)
"Phalaropus fulicarius, Pr. Bonap. Geogr. Camp. List of B. p. ... Phalaropus glacialis, Lath. Ind. Orn. ii. p. 776. Phalaropus rufus ..."
5. Birds of Great Britain and Ireland: Parts 1-4 by William Jardine (1866)
"4. 9 lines. £ \f 'ij Bill ..................... 1 1 lines to rictus ^ DO Vi § &' [ Tarsus ................. 10 lines. THE RED-NECKED PHALAROPE, Phalaropus ..."
6. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"... which brightens and widens until the whole iris becomes of a vivid red. 396. Phalaropus WILSONI, Sabine. ... Phalaropus wilsoni, Sci. et ..."