Definition of Hydrobates
1. Noun. Type genus of the Hydrobatidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Hydrobatidae, Hydrobatidae
Member holonyms: Hydrobates Pelagicus, Northern Storm Petrel, Stormy Petrel
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrobates
Literary usage of Hydrobates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman (1897)
"hydrobates, Erichson, 1848, is preoccupied by Boie (Aves, 1822), ... hydrobates linearis, Erichs., I. c. 614. 2. The following species of Gerris ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"The first synonym of Procellaria that I have met with ¡8 hydrobates, Boie, Isis Von Oken, 1822, p. 562. This has pelagica as its type. This is not, however, ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"... in Peru at an altitude of 3000 feet; it is a habitual fish-eater, and lives in streams. Another species, /. hydrobates, was formerly referred to ..."