Definition of Genus Coccyzus
1. Noun. A genus of Cuculidae.
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
Literary usage of Genus Coccyzus
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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. ..."