Definition of Genus phalacrocorax

1. Noun. Type genus: coextensive with the family Phalacrocoracidae.

Exact synonyms: Phalacrocorax
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phalacrocoracidae, Phalacrocoracidae
Member holonyms: Cormorant, Phalacrocorax Carbo

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phalacrocorax

genus Petasites
genus Petaurista
genus Petaurus
genus Petrocoptis
genus Petrogale
genus Petromyzon
genus Petroselinum
genus Petteria
genus Petunia
genus Peziza
genus Pezophaps
genus Phacelia
genus Phacochoerus
genus Phaethon
genus Phaius
genus Phalacrocorax
genus Phalaenopsis
genus Phalaenoptilus
genus Phalanger
genus Phalangium
genus Phalaris
genus Phalaropus
genus Phallus
genus Pharomacrus
genus Phascogale
genus Phascolarctos
genus Phaseolus
genus Phasianus
genus Phegopteris
genus Phellodendron

Literary usage of Genus phalacrocorax

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

1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"E. Genus PHALACROCORAX. The great family of the Cormorants, whose range is universal, are well represented in Australia, since five species inhabit and are ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"genus phalacrocorax. Phalacrocorax, Briss. Orn. vi. p. 511 (1760). Type, P. carbo (Linn.). Any number of anatomical and osteological characters can be ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1869)
"Heavy flyers; excellent divers. Taken from Auks. Technically one subfamily. Genus: Phalacrocorax ; but probably capable of well-founded divisions. ..."

4. Chambers's Information for the People by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1875)
"Nearly allied to the pelicans is the genus Phalacrocorax (Cormorants), in which the lower mandible is not furnished with a pouch, but the throat is capable ..."

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