Definition of Lophodytes

1. Noun. A genus of Merginae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Lophodytes
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Merginae, Subfamily Merginae
Member holonyms: Hooded Merganser, Hooded Sheldrake, Lophodytes Cucullatus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lophodytes

Lonicera tatarica
Lonicera xylosteum
Loniten
Lonnie
Lontara
Looney
Looney Tunes
Loos
Looser's lines
Looser's zones
Lope Felix de Vega Carpio
Lope de Vega
Lophiidae
Lophius
Lophius Americanus
Lophodytes
Lophodytes cucullatus
Lopholatilus
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps
Lophophora
Lophophora williamsii
Lophophorus
Lophosoria
Lophosoriaceae
Lopid
Lopingian
Lopressor
Lora
Lorado Taft
Lorain

Literary usage of Lophodytes

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1. The Birds of New England and Adjacent States: Containing Descriptions of the by Edward Augustus Samuels (1883)
"lophodytes cucullatus, Reichart. Syst. Av. (1852). DESCRIPTION. Head with an elongated, compressed, semicircular crest; anterior extremity of nostril ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"An exact synonym of Mergus Linn. 1758, containing the same four species and nothing else. Genus lophodytes. lophodytes REICHENBACH, Syst. Av., 1852, p. ix. ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"lophodytes cucullatus (Linn.). HOODED MERGANSER. Adult mule. — Head, neck, and back black; middle of crest and under parts, white; sides light brown, ..."

4. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Pennsylvania Ornithologist, Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"lophodytes cucullatus (Lira.). Hooded Merganser. DESCRIPTION (Plate, S). Nostrils rather long and narrow ; frontal feathers extend beyond those on sides of ..."

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