Definition of Genus hesperiphona

1. Noun. Evening grosbeak.

Exact synonyms: Hesperiphona
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Evening Grosbeak, Hesperiphona Vespertina

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hesperiphona

genus Helxine
genus Hemachatus
genus Hemerocallis
genus Hemigalus
genus Hemigrammus
genus Hemipteronatus
genus Hemitripterus
genus Hepatica
genus Heracleum
genus Heritiera
genus Hermannia
genus Hermissenda
genus Hernaria
genus Herpestes
genus Herrerasaurus
genus Hesperiphona
genus Hesperis
genus Heteranthera
genus Heterocephalus
genus Heterodon
genus Heteromeles
genus Heteroscelus
genus Heterotheca
genus Heuchera
genus Hevea
genus Hexagrammos
genus Hexalectris
genus Hexamita
genus Hexanchus
genus Hibbertia

Literary usage of Genus hesperiphona

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

1. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus hesperiphona has the bill enormously large. The Evening Grosbeak, H. vespertina, Bonap., of Western North America, is seven and three tenths ..."

2. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"... pointed, a half to a third longer than the forked or emarginate tail; and the tarsi short. The genus hesperiphona has the bill enormously large. ..."

3. Ornithology by Geological Survey of California, James Graham Cooper (1870)
"They have the same gregarious habits, and nearly the same call-notes, as the yellow-bird, but not so much song. genus hesperiphona ..."

4. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Bill with mandibles crossed. White-winged Crossbill. (adult male). b°. Bill not crossed. Pine Grosbeak, (adult male). Genus HESPERIPHONA Bonaparte. 514. ..."

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