Definition of Genus Opisthocomus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Opisthocomidae: hoatzins.

Exact synonyms: Opisthocomus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Opisthocomidae, Opisthocomidae
Member holonyms: Hoactzin, Hoatzin, Opisthocomus Hoazin, Stinkbird

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Opisthocomus

genus Onobrychis
genus Onoclea
genus Ononis
genus Onopordon
genus Onopordum
genus Onosmodium
genus Onychium
genus Onychogalea
genus Onychomys
genus Opheodrys
genus Ophiodon
genus Ophioglossum
genus Ophiophagus
genus Ophisaurus
genus Ophrys
genus Opisthocomus (current term)
genus Opuntia
genus Orbignya
genus Orchestia
genus Orchis
genus Orcinus
genus Oreamnos
genus Orectolobus
genus Oreopteris
genus Oreortyx
genus Origanum
genus Oriolus
genus Orites
genus Ormosia
genus Ornithogalum

Literary usage of Genus Opisthocomus

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

1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... a large turkey-buzzard (Cathartes) ;. a new species of the very isolated South American genus Opisthocomus ; and a Cariama, or allied new genus. ..."

2. A Text-book of Zoogeography by Frank Evers Beddard (1895)
"... facilities for a wider range, but which for one reason or another (to be considered later) have been unable to extend that range. The genus Opisthocomus ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... placed it in the Linnean genus Phasianus; but Illiger recognised a genus Opisthocomus, while Huxley and Garrod ..."

4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1837)
"... some of the long-legged Brazilian cuckoos, or at once point to the singular genus Opisthocomus. ..."

5. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1839)
"Hereabouts, it was stated, should range the singular and anomalous genus Opisthocomus, and probably the ..."

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