Definition of Genus Coccyzus

1. Noun. A genus of Cuculidae.

Exact synonyms: Coccyzus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cuculidae, Family Cuculidae
Member holonyms: Black-billed Cuckoo, Coccyzus Erythropthalmus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Coccyzus

genus Clianthus
genus Cliftonia
genus Clinopodium
genus Clintonia
genus Clitocybe
genus Clitoria
genus Clostridium
genus Clupea
genus Clusia
genus Cnemidophorus
genus Cnicus
genus Cnidoscolus
genus Coccothraustes
genus Cocculus
genus Coccus
genus Coccyzus (current term)
genus Cochlearia
genus Cochlearius
genus Cocos
genus Codariocalyx
genus Codiaeum
genus Coeloglossum
genus Coelogyne
genus Coelophysis
genus Coereba
genus Coffea
genus Cola
genus Colaptes
genus Colchicum
genus Coleonyx

Literary usage of Genus Coccyzus

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

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"The members of the genus Coccyzus occur throughout the greater part of the New World, visiting the temperate regions of North America in summer, ..."

2. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1837)
"... genus Coccyzus, inhabiting the Old World, which have pointed wings. Like the typical cnc- koos we have just left, these birds* are likewise parasitic ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1870)
"Further Notes on the Cuckoos of the genus Coccyzus. By PL SCLATER, MA, Ph.D., FRS, ... In an article " On the Species of the American genus Coccyzus," ..."

4. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1860)
"Breeds near the city- genus Coccyzus.—AMERICAN CUCKOO. 1. C. erythropthalmus—Black-billed Cuckoo. Not very rare. Genus Ectopistes. ..."

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