Definition of Genus Pinicola
1. Noun. A genus of Fringillidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Pine Grosbeak, Pinicola Enucleator
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pinicola
Literary usage of Genus Pinicola
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1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"Only one species of the genus Pinicola is known, which occurs in the northern parts of the Old and New Worlds. It is generally called the Pine " Grosbeak," ..."
2. An Introduction to the Birds of Great Britain by John Gould (1873)
"Genus PINICOLA. Two or three very distinct species of Pine-Grosbeaks are now known, one of which frequents Norway, Lapland, and Russia; the other, ..."
3. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... and under tail-coverts; the crown, wings, upper tail-coverts, and tail, black; frontal band yellow. The genus Pinicola has the bill much smaller than ..."