Definition of Genus Anthus

1. Noun. Pipits.

Exact synonyms: Anthus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Motacillidae, Motacillidae
Member holonyms: Lark, Pipit, Titlark

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anthus

genus Anomalopteryx
genus Anomia
genus Anopheles
genus Anser
genus Antedon
genus Antennaria
genus Anthemis
genus Antheraea
genus Anthericum
genus Antheropeas
genus Anthidium
genus Anthoceros
genus Anthonomus
genus Anthriscus
genus Anthurium
genus Anthus (current term)
genus Anthyllis
genus Antidorcas
genus Antigonia
genus Antilocapra
genus Antilope
genus Antirrhinum
genus Antrodemus
genus Antrozous
genus Aotus
genus Apatosaurus
genus Apatura
genus Aphis
genus Aphriza
genus Aphrophora

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. ..."

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