Definition of Genus Scolopax

1. Noun. Type of the Scolopacidae: Old World woodcocks.

Exact synonyms: Scolopax
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae
Member holonyms: Eurasian Woodcock, Scolopax Rusticola



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Scolopax

genus Schomburgkia
genus Sciadopitys
genus Sciaena
genus Sciaenops
genus Sciara
genus Scilla
genus Scincella
genus Scincus
genus Scindapsus
genus Scirpus
genus Sciurus
genus Scleranthus
genus Scleroderma
genus Sclerotinia
genus Sclerotium
genus Scolopax (current term)
genus Scolopendrium
genus Scolymus
genus Scolytus
genus Scomber
genus Scomberesox
genus Scomberomorus
genus Scombresox
genus Scophthalmus
genus Scopolia
genus Scorpaena
genus Scorzonera
genus Scrophularia
genus Scutellaria
genus Scutigera

Literary usage of Genus Scolopax

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

1. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Seba. i. tab.62.f.3. Habitat. — America, and the West Indian Islands, particularly the Bahamas. Sub-Genus SCOLOPAX. — 1867. The skull of the Woodcock. ..."

2. A History of the Rarer British Birds by Thomas Campbell Eyton (1836)
"The Red-breasted Snipe is classed by Mr. Swainson, in the " Fauna Boreali Americana," among the genus Scolopax, under the name of Scolopax ..."

3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"E. genus Scolopax. Scolopax LINNAEUS, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, I, 1758, 145. 14 species, representing 6 modern genera. 1. nibra, type of Guara Reich. 1852. ..."

4. American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States. by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, William Jardine (1832)
"Corresponds with the genus Scolopax, Cuvier, in having the dorsal grooves at the tip of the upper mandible, and in having this part dilated and rugose; ..."

5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"This family is composed of a multitude of Waders, most of which were included in the genus Scolopax of Linnaeus, and the remainder confounded in that of ..."

6. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"[genus Scolopax LINN^US. Scolopax LINNAEUS, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, I, 1758, 145. Type, by subs. desig., Scolopax rusticola LINNAEUS (Gray, 1840). ..."

7. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1841)
"Bonaparte, in his elaborate monograph of the genus Scolopax, in the ' Osserv. Cuv. Reg. An.' p. ..."

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