Definition of Genus Ardea

1. Noun. Type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World herons.

Exact synonyms: Ardea
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Ardeidae, Family Ardeidae
Member holonyms: Ardea Herodius, Great Blue Heron, Ardea Occidentalis, Great White Heron

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ardea

genus Arceuthobium
genus Archaeopteryx
genus Archaeornis
genus Archeopteryx
genus Archidiskidon
genus Archilochus
genus Architeuthis
genus Archosargus
genus Arctictis
genus Arctium
genus Arctocebus
genus Arctocephalus
genus Arctonyx
genus Arctostaphylos
genus Arctotis
genus Ardea (current term)
genus Ardisia
genus Areca
genus Arenaria
genus Arenga
genus Arethusa
genus Argemone
genus Argentina
genus Argentinosaurus
genus Argiope
genus Argonauta
genus Argusianus
genus Argynnis
genus Argyranthemum
genus Argyreia

Literary usage of Genus Ardea

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

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"... The genus Ardea, in the 12th edition of the Systema Na- ... most of which were comprised originally in the genus Ardea of ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"genus Ardea. Ardea LINN^US, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, 1758, 141. 19 species, representing 14 modern genera. 2 orders, and 3 families. ..."

3. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus ARDEA. The Herons range over every part of the globe. The sixteen species inhabiting Australia include examples of the genera Ardea, Herodias, ..."

4. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus Ardea. LINN. 148 (192) ARDEA OCCIDENTALS. AUD. Great White Heron. Resident in Florida ; breeds in December on the keys ; has been taken in Illinois. ..."

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