Definition of Genus Pygoscelis

1. Noun. A genus of Spheniscidae.

Exact synonyms: Pygoscelis
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Spheniscidae, Spheniscidae
Member holonyms: Adelie, Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis Adeliae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pygoscelis

genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
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 (current term)
genus Pylodictus
genus Pyracantha
genus Pyralis
genus Pyrausta
genus Pyrethrum
genus Pyrocephalus
genus Pyrola
genus Pyrophorus
genus Pyrrhula
genus Pyrrhuloxia
genus Pyrrosia
genus Pyrularia
genus Pyrus
genus Pythium

Literary usage of Genus Pygoscelis

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1872)
"... and to be referable to the genus Pygoscelis. It forms, with S. minor, an exception to the general rule of coloration among penguins, in that the throat ..."

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