Definition of Genus-Megapodius

1. Noun. Type genus of the Megapodiidae.

Exact synonyms: Megapodius
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Megapodiidae, Megapodiidae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus-Megapodius

genuine fake
genuine fakes
genuine issue of material fact
genuine issues of material fact
genupectoral position
genus-Megapodius (current term)
genus Abelia
genus Abelmoschus
genus Abies
genus Abramis
genus Abrocoma
genus Abronia
genus Abudefduf
genus Abutilon
genus Acacia
genus Acalypha
genus Acanthisitta
genus Acanthocereus

Literary usage of Genus-Megapodius

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

1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Genus MEGAPODIUS, Quay et Gaimard. The members of this genus inhabit many of the Indian and Philippine Islands ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"The characters of the genus Megapodius, observes M. Lesson, established by MM. Quoy and Gaimard in the Zoology of the voyage round the world performed by ..."

3. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"Genus MEGAPODIUS, Quoy & Gairn., 1824. Bill moderate ; nostrils large, oval, longitudinally elongate ; legs and feet large, claws very long and nearly ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1837)
"... a few species extending northwards to Mexico : one genus (megapodius) inhabiting New Guinea, forms another link of connection between the Australian and ..."

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