Definition of Phalaropus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Phalaropidae: phalaropes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Phalaropus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phalaropidae, Phalaropidae
Member holonyms: Phalaropus Fulicarius, Red Phalarope



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalaropus

Phalange
Phalangeridae
Phalangida
Phalangiidae
Phalangist
Phalangists
Phalangium
Phalangium opilio
Phalanx
Phalaris
Phalaris aquatica
Phalaris arundinacea
Phalaris canariensis
Phalaris tuberosa
Phalaropidae
Phalaropus (current term)
Phalaropus fulicarius
Phalguna
Phallaceae
Phallales
Phallus impudicus
Phallus ravenelii
Phalura
Phanariot
Phanerogamae
Phanerozoic
Phanerozoic aeon
Phanerozoic eon
Phantom
Pharaoh's chicken

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 ..."

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