Definition of Genus perisoreus
1. Noun. Canada jays.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Garrulinae, Subfamily Garrulinae
Member holonyms: Camp Robber, Canada Jay, Gray Jay, Grey Jay, Perisoreus Canadensis, Whisker Jack
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Perisoreus
Literary usage of Genus perisoreus
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1. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"genus perisoreus: OREGON JAY. Oregon Jay: Perisoreus obscurus obscurus. ... The name of the genus (perisoreus) given them is from the Greek word meaning, ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"genus perisoreus. Perisoreus BONAPARTE, Saggio Dist. Metod. Anini. Vertebr., 1831, 43. 3 species, 2 of them congeneric and 1 ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1896)
"... is made to the fact that the genus Perisoreus is even more characteristic (as regards number of species) of the northern parts of North America. ..."