Definition of Genus ectopistes

1. Noun. A genus of Columbidae.

Exact synonyms: Ectopistes
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Columbidae, Family Columbidae
Member holonyms: Ectopistes Migratorius, Passenger Pigeon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ectopistes

genus Durio
genus Dusicyon
genus Dysdercus
genus Eacles
genus Eburophyton
genus Ecballium
genus Echeneis
genus Echidnophaga
genus Echinacea
genus Echinocactus
genus Echinocereus
genus Echinochloa
genus Echinococcus
genus Echinops
genus Echium
genus Ectopistes
genus Edaphosaurus
genus Edmontosaurus
genus Egeria
genus Egretta
genus Eichhornia
genus Eimeria
genus Eira
genus Elaeagnus
genus Elaeis
genus Elaeocarpus
genus Elagatis
genus Elanoides
genus Elanus
genus Elaphe

Literary usage of Genus ectopistes

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

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"genus ectopistes. Ectopistes, Swainson, Zool. Journ. p. 362 (1827). Type, E, migratorius (Linn.). The following is the only representative of the genus ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1893)
"and C. migra* Swainson, among the characters of the genus Ectopistes, says that the tail toria, L., a* the types ; the same author restricted the genus ..."

3. The Natural History of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. by William Jardine (1842)
"THE genus Ectopistes was long since established by Mr. Swainson, for the Passenger and Carolina Pigeons of America. They are closely allied to the last, ..."

4. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1860)
"Quite common. Breeds near the city- Genus Coccyzus.—AMERICAN CUCKOO. 1. C. erythropthalmus—Black-billed Cuckoo. Not very rare. genus ectopistes. ..."

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