Definition of Genus limosa

1. Noun. Godwits.

Exact synonyms: Limosa
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae
Member holonyms: Godwit

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Limosa

genus Leycesteria
genus Leymus
genus Liatris
genus Libocedrus
genus Lichanura
genus Ligularia
genus Ligustrum
genus Lilium
genus Limanda
genus Limax
genus Limenitis
genus Limnobium
genus Limnocryptes
genus Limnodromus
genus Limonium
genus Limosa
genus Limulus
genus Linanthus
genus Linaria
genus Lindera
genus Lindheimera
genus Linnaea
genus Linum
genus Liomys
genus Liopelma
genus Liparis
genus Liposcelis
genus Liquidambar
genus Liriodendron
genus Liriope

Literary usage of Genus limosa

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

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"8 species (7 valid), representing 3 modern genera; includes 4 of the 5 species of the modern genus Limosa. ..."

2. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... Burma, and Japan to South Africa and various Pacific islands, including Hawaii. genus limosa BRISSON. Limosa BRISSON, Orn., V, 1760, 261. ..."

3. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus LIMOSA. Two very distinct species of this genus inhabit Australia, one the southern and the other the northern divisions of the country ; others occur ..."

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