Definition of Pezophaps solitaria
1. Noun. Extinct flightless bird related to the dodo.
Generic synonyms: Columbiform Bird
Group relationships: Genus Pezophaps, Pezophaps
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pezophaps Solitaria
Literary usage of Pezophaps solitaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1893)
"Cf. Newton, A. $ E., " On the Osteology of the Solitaire or Didine Bird of the Island of Rodriguez (pezophaps solitaria, 6m.) " (Phil. Tran». 1869, pp. ..."
2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1870)
"It is usually considered to be genetically distinct from the dodo, and is known as pezophaps solitaria. Great additions have also been made to our knowledge ..."
3. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1863)
"The remains of dodo (Didus ineptas), solitaire (pezophaps solitaria), two species of the singular wingless ..."
4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1868)
"40) that this bird, pezophaps solitaria (Gmel.), was Didine in its affinities, though genetically separable from the true Dodo, Didus ineptus, Linn. ..."
5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"On the Osteology of the Solitaire or Didine Bird of the Island of Rodriguez, pezophaps solitaria (Gmel.)." By ALFRED NEWTON, MA, Professor of Zoology and ..."
6. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"The Solitaire (pezophaps solitaria) is another exterminated bird, of the same island, and the Heron ..."
7. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... unwieldy, flightless bird, inhabited Mauritius down to the latter part of the 17th century ; and an allied form, the Solitaire (pezophaps solitaria), ..."