Definition of Psophia crepitans

1. Noun. Trumpeter of Brazil and Guiana; often kept to protect poultry in Brazil.

Exact synonyms: Brazilian Trumpeter
Generic synonyms: Trumpeter



Lexicographical Neighbors of Psophia Crepitans

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

Literary usage of Psophia crepitans

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)
"The species best known is from South America, and is called the Trumpeter, (Psophia crepitans, L.,) Enl. 169, from its faculty of producing a low, ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1894)
"281. black ; inner secondaries glossed with bright 1. Psophia crepitans. Psophia crepitans, Linn. SN ip 263 (1766) ; Gm. SN ip 720 Le Faisan des Antilles, ..."

3. 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 ..."

4. 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 ..."

5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... and the key to which the instrument is to be adapted is pointed out by the composer. TRUMPETER (Ornithology), the vulgar name for Psophia crepitans, ..."

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