Definition of Genus Cursorius
1. Noun. Coursers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Glareolidae, Glareolidae
Member holonyms: Cream-colored Courser, Cursorius Cursor
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Literary usage of Genus Cursorius
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1. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"The genus Cursorius was established by LATHAM, for the reception of the two species then known, and which had been included by GMELIN in the genus ..."
2. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"Genus CURSORIUS, Latham, 1790. The Coursers or, as Jerdon calls them, the Courier Plovers, are birds about the size of a Lapwing, and, ..."
3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... of the Nile Valley, sometimes placed among the coursers (genus Cursorius). It is remarkable for its association with the crocodile, ..."
4. Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in Africa, from the Earliest Ages to by Robert Jameson, James Wilson, Hugh Murray (1833)
"The genus Cursorius is found in all the quarters of the globe, with the exception of America. The double-collared courier (C. Bici?ictus) inhabits the ..."