Definition of Genus otus
1. Noun. A genus of Strigidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Strigidae, Strigidae
Member holonyms: Otus Asio, Screech Owl, Scops Owl
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Otus
Literary usage of Genus otus
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)
"genus otus. "Otus PENNANT, Ind. Zool., 1790, 297," also in an earlier (1769) edition. (Not seen. Accepted on Mr. Stone's authority. ..."
2. The Coues Check List of North American Birds by Elliott Coues (1882)
"Nyctea scandiaca (L.) Newt, в e1. с 325. в 406. Snowy Owl. sufficiently distinct from the European bird. — The genus Otus is from the Lat. otus, ..."
3. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"21, 1901, 43. (Massett, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC) RANGE.— Queen Charlotte Islands and British Columbia, south to Puget Sound region. genus otus PENNANT. ..."
4. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1860)
"genus otus.—EARED OWL. 1. 0. vulgaris—Long-Eared Owl. Rather rare. Observed only in the fall. 8. ..."