Definition of Genus Anthus
1. Noun. Pipits.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Motacillidae, Motacillidae
Member holonyms: Lark, Pipit, Titlark
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anthus
Literary usage of Genus Anthus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"Consisting of the single genus Anthus, of which, however, there are several subdivisions. In typical Anthus, the wing is longer than the tail, and its point ..."
2. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus ANTHUS. Whether this Old World form is represented in Australia by more than a single species, is a point I have not satisfactorily determined ; every ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"genus Anthus. Anthus BECHSTEIN, Gem. Naturg. Deutschl., Ill, 1807, 704. 4 congeneric species, forming two unnamed " families " or subgenera. 1st fam. 1. ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... to form the genus Anthus, which has since been much broken up, are now generally associated with the WAGTAILS (qv ) in the Family ..."
5. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"White Wagtail. Old world species ; accidental in Greenland. genus Anthus. BECHS. 530 (697) ANTHUS PENNSYLVANICUS. (LATH. ..."