Definition of Genus Anhinga
1. Noun. Type genus of the Anhingidae.
Group relationships: Anhingidae, Family Anhingidae
Member holonyms: Anhinga, Darter, Snakebird
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anhinga
Literary usage of Genus Anhinga
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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; ..."