Definition of Genus euphagus
1. Noun. A genus of Icteridae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Icteridae, Icteridae
Member holonyms: Euphagus Carilonus, Rusty Blackbird, Rusty Grackle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Euphagus
Literary usage of Genus euphagus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"This name is preoccupied, and must give place to genus euphagus CASSIN. Euphagus CASSIN, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. (for 1866), 1867,413. ..."
2. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"genus euphagus: BREWER BLACKBIRD. Brewer Blackbird: Euphagus cyanocephalus. FAMILY—BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES, ETC. WHILE the east has several Blackbirds, ..."
3. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"... general variety as is eaten by the Baltimore Oriole, and in addition a few small fruits, especially mulberries and cherries. Genus EUPHAGUS Cassin. 509. ..."