Definition of Psophia

1. Noun. Type genus of the Psophiidae: trumpeters.

Exact synonyms: Genus Psophia
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Psophiidae, Psophiidae
Member holonyms: Trumpeter



Lexicographical Neighbors of Psophia

Psilotaceae
Psilotales
Psilotatae
Psilotum
Psilotum nudum
Psithyrus
Psittacidae
Psittaciformes
Psittacula
Psittacula krameri
Psittacus
Psittacus erithacus
Pskov
Psocidae
Psocoptera
Psophia (current term)
Psophia crepitans
Psophiidae
Psophocarpus
Psophocarpus tetragonolobus
Psoralea
Psoralea esculenta
Psorokóstaina
Pss.
Psyche
Psyche knot
Psyche knots
Psychodidae
Psychopsis
Psychopsis krameriana

Literary usage of Psophia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"At the head of this genus we place with Pal- las,(l) Psophia, Lin., ... The species best known is from South America, and is called the Trumpeter,(Psophia ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"At the head of this genus we place with Pal- Psophia, Lin., Or the Trumpeters, ... Psophia is a name coined by Barrere from ¥c<f 10, to make a noise. ..."

3. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1894)
"Hist. Birds, p. 123 ; Sharpe, Classif. B. p. 74.) Psophia, Linn. Syst. ... Psophia*. ^ Mange. Confined to South America. Key to tlie Species. a. ..."

4. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"Thus, Psophia crepitans inhabits the interior of Guiana as far as the south bank of the Bio Negro; on the opposite or north bank of the Eio ..."

5. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... Psophia crepitans inhabits the interior of Guiana as far as the south bank of the Rio Negro; on the opposite or north bank of the Rio Negro ..."

6. List of the Specimens of British Animals in the Collection of the British by British Museum (Natural History), George Robert Gray, Adam White, James Francis Stephens, Frederick Smith, Henry Denny, Henry Tibbats Stainton, Edwin Shepherd (1848)
"Psophia CREPITANS. The Gold-breasted Trumpeter. An. p. 185 ; Eyton, Cat. Brit. ... Grus psophia, Pall. Spic. iv. t. 1. The Golden-breasted Trumpeter, Mont. ..."

7. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1890)
"The lachrymal bone in Psophia is large and its descending process is club-shaped and swollen ; it nearly conies into contact with the rather thick ..."

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