Definition of Genus Anhinga

1. Noun. Type genus of the Anhingidae.

Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Anhingidae, Family Anhingidae
Member holonyms: Anhinga, Darter, Snakebird



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anhinga

genus Andryala
genus Aneides
genus Anemia
genus Anemone
genus Anemonella
genus Anemopsis
genus Anethum
genus Angelica
genus Angiopteris
genus Angraecum
genus Angrecum
genus Anguilla
genus Anguillula
genus Anguis
genus Anhima
genus Anhinga (current term)
genus Anigozanthus
genus Anisotremus
genus Ankylosaurus
genus Annona
genus Anoa
genus Anodonta
genus Anoectochilus
genus Anogramma
genus Anolis
genus Anomala
genus Anomalops
genus Anomalopteryx
genus Anomia
genus Anopheles

Literary usage of Genus Anhinga

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

1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"genus Anhinga BRISSON. Anhinga BRISSON, Orn., VI, 1760, 476. Type, by monotypy, [Anhinga] anhinga BRISSON = Plotus anhinga LINNAEUS. Anhinga anhinga (I,IN\. ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"Wings short ; second, third, and fourth quills longest ; tail very long, the feathers stiff and elastic. This is the genus Anhinga of Brisson; ..."

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