Definition of Genus Regulus
1. Noun. A genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sylviidae, Sylviidae
Member holonyms: Kinglet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Regulus
Literary usage of Genus Regulus
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1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"The genus Regulus is the sole representative of the family. ... In the Old World the genus Regulus is principally Palaearctic, as it is found almost through ..."
2. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus Regulus. CUVIER. REGULUS SATRAPA. LIGHT. Golden-crowned Kinglet. Eastern North America; breeding from higher northern boundary of the United States ..."