Definition of Genus acridotheres
1. Noun. Mynas.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sturnidae, Sturnidae
Member holonyms: Acridotheres Tristis, Crested Myna
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acridotheres
Literary usage of Genus acridotheres
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1. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"The genus Acridotheres contains the typical Mynas, one of the species being universally distributed over the Empire, and a most familiar bird. ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1874)
"... with the skeleton of more than one species of the genus Acridotheres, to which it offers fewer points of union than to Pastor. ..."
3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1868)
"Its habits were stated by M. Verreaux's correspondents to resemble those of the genus Acridotheres, its food consisting of locusts, grasshoppers, ..."