Definition of Genus Polioptila

1. Noun. New World gnatcatchers.

Exact synonyms: Polioptila
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sylviidae, Sylviidae
Member holonyms: Gnatcatcher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polioptila

genus Poa
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus
genus Podophyllum
genus Poecilocapsus
genus Poecilogale
genus Poephila
genus Pogonia
genus Pogostemon
genus Polanisia
genus Polemonium
genus Polianthes
genus Polioptila (current term)
genus Polistes
genus Pollachius
genus Polyangium
genus Polyborus
genus Polybotria
genus Polybotrya
genus Polycirrus
genus Polydactylus
genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum
genus Polyodon

Literary usage of Genus Polioptila

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

1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1885)
"SEEBOHM has entirely left out the consideration of the genus Polioptila from the Fifth Volume of the ' Catalogue,' although all recent authors have ..."

2. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"Mr. Hellmayr reviews the American genus Polioptila, of which he has studied a series of about 70 specimens. Of the black-headed group he recognises six ..."

3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"genus Polioptila Polioptila SCLATER, Proc. Zool. Soc. Lend., 1855, 11. 4 species, all congeneric. Type, by implication,' and as designated by Gray (1855), ..."

4. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1888)
"The peculiar genus Polioptila, which contains some twelve or thirteen species of small-sized American birds, ranging from the United States to the Argentine ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"... Button's, and the black-headed flycatchers are vireos; the blue- gray flycatcher belongs to the family of titmice, and to the genus polioptila (Sclater. ..."

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