Definition of Genus gypaetus

1. Noun. In some classifications the type genus of the family Aegypiidae.

Exact synonyms: Gypaetus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Accipitridae, Family Accipitridae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gypaetus

genus Guevina
genus Gulo
genus Gutierrezia
genus Gymnadenia
genus Gymnadeniopsis
genus Gymnelis
genus Gymnocalycium
genus Gymnocarpium
genus Gymnocladus
genus Gymnogyps
genus Gymnopilus
genus Gymnorhina
genus Gymnosporangium
genus Gymnura
genus Gynura
genus Gypaetus
genus Gyps
genus Gypsophila
genus Gyromitra
genus Haastia
genus Habenaria
genus Hackelia
genus Haemanthus
genus Haematobia
genus Haematopus
genus Haematoxylon
genus Haematoxylum
genus Haemodorum
genus Haemopis
genus Haemoproteus

Literary usage of Genus gypaetus

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1842)
"... in which there is only one genus (Gypaetus) remarkable for short feet and great breadth of wing; but the cruel habits and voracious appetite of the ..."

2. A Catalogue of the Birds in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum (1858)
"The genus Gypaetus, Vulture-Eagle, forms a natural connecting link between the Vultures and the true ..."

3. Zoology: Being a Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits by William Benjamin Carpenter (1857)
"Some of the Vultures approach the Eagles in conformation and habits; this is the case with the Griffins, which belong to the genus Gypaetus,—a term that ..."

4. Zoology: Being a Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Sweetland Dallas (1866)
"Some of the Vultures approach the Eagles in conformation and habits; this is the case with the Griffins, which belong to the genus Gypaetus,—a term that ..."

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