Definition of Genus Erithacus
1. Noun. Old World thrushes.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Turdidae, Turdidae
Member holonyms: Erithacus Rubecola, Old World Robin, Redbreast, Robin, Robin Redbreast, Bluethroat, Erithacus Svecicus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Erithacus
Literary usage of Genus Erithacus
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1. Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland Straits Branch (1889)
"The above noted specimens from Bintulu and Labuan are regarded by Mr. Seebohm (loc. cit.) as hybrids between M. solitaria and M. cyanus. GENUS— ERITHACUS. ..."
2. Provincial Names and Folk Lore of British Birds by Charles Swainson (1885)
"2. The male is called " whitecap " in Shropshire, from its white forehead. Genus ERITHACUS. REDBREAST (Erithacus rubecula). 1. A name derived from the red ..."
3. The Birds of Lancashire by Frederick Shaw Mitchell (1885)
"... near Liverpool, whilst feeding with a small flock of Snow Buntings. genus Erithacus. REDBREAST. ERITHACUS RUBECULA. (L.) LOCAL NAME. ..."