Definition of Genus sterna

1. Noun. A genus of Sterninae.

Exact synonyms: Sterna
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Sterninae, Subfamily Sterninae
Member holonyms: Sea Swallow, Sterna Hirundo

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sterna

genus Stegosaurus
genus Stelis
genus Stellaria
genus Stenocarpus
genus Stenochlaena
genus Stenopelmatus
genus Stenopterygius
genus Stenotaphrum
genus Stenotomus
genus Stenotus
genus Stentor
genus Stephanomeria
genus Stephanotis
genus Stercorarius
genus Sterculia
genus Sterna
genus Sternotherus
genus Stevia
genus Sticherus
genus Stictomys
genus Stictopelia
genus Stizolobium
genus Stizostedion
genus Stokesia
genus Storeria
genus Strekelia
genus Strelitzia
genus Strepera
genus Strepsiceros
genus Streptocarpus

Literary usage of Genus sterna

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

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"genus sterna. Sterna, Linn. Syst. Nat. ip 227 (). ... Intermediate between the Caspian Terns and the genus Sterna is the Indian genus Seena, ..."

2. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Genus STERNA. Sterna aranea. Marsh Tern. Arrive about April 15. Breed along the coast. Not found inland. Do not associate with other species. ..."

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