Definition of Thamnophilus
1. Noun. A genus of Formicariidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Formicariidae, Formicariidae
Member holonyms: Ant Shrike
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thamnophilus
Literary usage of Thamnophilus
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, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"Thamnophilus Niger, Vigors. Crested ; black ; quills obscurely banded with brownish ... Is this Thamnophilus Albonotatus, Spix ? * * Tail rounded, long. ..."
2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1855)
"A Draft Arrangement of the Genus Thamnophilus, Vieillot. ... genus Thamnophilus of Vieillot, have been much neglected by modern ornithologists, ..."
3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1855)
"A Draft Arrangement of the Genus Thamnophilus, Vieillot. By PHILIP LUTLEY SCLATER, MA, FZS The bush-shrikes of South America, forming the genus Thamnophilus ..."
4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1858)
"I have united under this title two birds, one of which I have previously arranged as a Thamnophilus, the other as a Myrmeciza. The strongly-hooked bill (of ..."