Definition of Genus melospiza

1. Noun. American song sparrow and swamp sparrow.

Exact synonyms: Melospiza
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Melospiza Melodia, Song Sparrow, Melospiza Georgiana, Swamp Sparrow



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Melospiza

genus Melastoma
genus Meleagris
genus Meles
genus Melia
genus Melicocca
genus Melicoccus
genus Melicytus
genus Melilotus
genus Melissa
genus Mellivora
genus Melocactus
genus Melogale
genus Melolontha
genus Melophagus
genus Melopsittacus
genus Melospiza
genus Melursus
genus Menippe
genus Meniscium
genus Menopon
genus Mentha
genus Menticirrhus
genus Mentzelia
genus Menura
genus Menyanthes
genus Menziesia
genus Mephitis
genus Mercenaria
genus Mercurialis

Literary usage of Genus melospiza

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1. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus melospiza. BAIRD. 436 (581) MELOSPIZA FASCIATA. (GMEL.) Song Sparrow. " Eastern United States to the plains ; breeding from Virginia and the southern ..."

2. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1863)
"genus melospiza, (Bd., 1858.) 1. M. melodía, (Wils.,) Bd., song sparrow. Resident, common ; granivorous. This lovely songster dwells in the orchard and ..."

3. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"genus melospiza BAIRD. Melospiza BAIRD, Rep. Expi. & Surv. RR Pac., IX, 1858, 476. Type, by orig. desig., Fringilla melodia WILSON. ..."

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