Definition of Genus Pica

1. Noun. Magpies.

Exact synonyms: Pica
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Corvidae, Family Corvidae
Member holonyms: Magpie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pica

genus Phyllorhynchus
genus Phylloscopus
genus Phyllostachys
genus Phyllostomus
genus Phylloxera
genus Physa
genus Physalia
genus Physalis
genus Physaria
genus Physeter
genus Physostegia
genus Physostigma
genus Phytelephas
genus Phytolacca
genus Phytophthora
genus Pica (current term)
genus Picea
genus Pickeringia
genus Picoides
genus Picrasma
genus Picris
genus Picumnus
genus Picus
genus Pieris
genus Pilea
genus Pilosella
genus Pilularia
genus Pimenta
genus Pimpinella
genus Pinckneya

Literary usage of Genus Pica

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

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... a subspecies of Alauda alpestris Linn., given as the type in the Check-List. Family CORVID.E. genus Pica. Pica BRISSON, Orn., II, 1760, 35. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological by Zoological Society of London Committee of Science and Correspondence, Committee of Science and Correspondence, Zoological Society of London (1850)
"We are thus arrived to the genus Pica, Br., or true Magpie (the pied long-tailed), which, as we observed from the beginning, must close the ..."

3. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus Pica. BRISS. 359 (47,ri) PICA PICA HUDSONICA. (SAB.) American Magpie. A western species; stragglers have been recorded from Illinois and Montreal, ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"We are thus arrived to the genus Pica, Br., or true Magpie (the pied long-tailed), which, as we observed from the beginning, must close the ..."

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