Definition of Genus heleodytes
1. Noun. Alternative classifications for the cactus wrens.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Troglodytidae, Troglodytidae
Member holonyms: Cactus Wren
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Heleodytes
Literary usage of Genus heleodytes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"Though ordinarily shy, individuals come about ranches and become quite tame. (See The Auk, iii. 292.) genus heleodytes. General Characters. ..."
2. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"... at least, the large sets of eggs and the big broods that are brought forth would lead us to believe otherwise. genus heleodytes: CACTUS WREN. ..."
3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1856)
"... that I believe that it is the same bird as was long ago named by Mr. Swainson " Fitr- narius griseus," and is the type of Cabanis' genus Heleodytes. ..."