Definition of Genus upupa

1. Noun. Type genus of the Upupidae.

Exact synonyms: Upupa
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Upupidae, Upupidae
Member holonyms: Euopean Hoopoe, Upupa Epops



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Upupa

genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus
genus Typha
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto
genus Uca
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia
genus Umbrina
genus Unio
genus Upupa
genus Urginea
genus Uria
genus Urocyon
genus Urocystis
genus Urophycis
genus Uropsilus
genus Urosaurus
genus Ursinia
genus Ursus
genus Urtica
genus Usnea
genus Ustilaginoidea
genus Ustilago
genus Uta

Literary usage of Genus upupa

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"The genus Upupa, as at present constituted, consists only of two or three species,—one from Europe, an African species, and one from India : in these there ..."

2. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"In 1840 M. Le Baron de la Fresnaye read to a meeting of the Zoological Society of London his observations on the situation which the genus Upupa, ..."

3. Memoirs of Hugh Edwin Strickland by Hugh Edwin Strickland, William Jardine (1858)
"Having now settled the nomenclature of this group, I will proceed to speak of its affinities, and to show first its relation to the genus Upupa; ..."

4. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"The other principal characters will be found under the heading of the Sub-order. THE HOOPOES. genus upupa. Upupa, Linn. Syst. Nat. ip 183. ..."

5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1840)
"M. Le Baron de la Fresnaye then read his observations on the situation which the genus Upupa, in his opinion, should occupy in the classification of Birds, ..."

6. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"This genus contains only two species. The others (included in the genus Upupa of LATHAM, &c. and known by the name of ..."

7. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1841)
"M. Le Baron de la Fresnaye then read his observations on the situation which the genus Upupa, in his opinion, should occupy in the classification of Birds, ..."

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