Definition of Genus limosa
1. Noun. Godwits.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae
Member holonyms: Godwit
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Limosa
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 ..."