Definition of Tichodroma
1. Noun. Wall creepers; in some classifications placed in family Sittidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Certhiidae, Family Certhiidae
Member holonyms: Tichodroma Muriaria, Tichodrome, Wall Creeper
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tichodroma
Literary usage of Tichodroma
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 (1896)
"tichodroma, 111. Prod., p. 211 (1810). Type, T. muraria (Linn.). ... There is only one species of the genus tichodroma, the range of which is given below. ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(6) tichodroma, Illig.(7) The tail not worn, although they climb along walls and rocks just as the common Creepers do upon trees, but they cling to them (1) ..."
3. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1883)
"Hange. The alpine districts of Europe and Asia. 1. tichodroma muraria. ... Ois. de tichodroma alpina, Sock, .Si/sf. baier. Zool. p. 80 (1810). ..."
4. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"The squat body of the tichodroma reminds one of a Nuthatch. ... One would not deem tichodroma capable of any great migrations ; yet its very feebleness ..."
5. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"The coloration of both sexes is brown, black, rufous, buff, grey, and white, except in tichodroma, which exhibits crimson wing-patches on its grey, black, ..."
6. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"... with ordinary charts; wings long, fourth, fifth, and sixth quill the longest. Example, tichodroma muraria, C. Bonap.; tichodroma phce- ..."