Definition of Genus Ptilonorhynchus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Ptilonorhynchidae.

Exact synonyms: Ptilonorhynchus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Ptilonorhynchidae, Ptilonorhynchidae
Member holonyms: Ptilonorhynchus Violaceus, Satin Bird, Satin Bowerbird

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ptilonorhynchus

genus Pteridium
genus Pteris
genus Pternohyla
genus Pterocarpus
genus Pterocarya
genus Pterocles
genus Pterocnemia
genus Pterodactylus
genus Pterois
genus Pteropogon
genus Pteropus
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus (current term)
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus
genus Pygoscelis
genus Pylodictus

Literary usage of Genus Ptilonorhynchus

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

1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"... alternately from each side, and carrying it through the archway in its mouth."—Discoveries in Australia, vol. ii. p. 97. Genus PTILONORHYNCHUS. 260. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"... of a species of a bright violet-brown colour, and the female greenish, which is probably one of the following which form The genus PTILONORHYNCHUS ..."

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