Definition of Chlorura

1. Noun. Towhees.

Exact synonyms: Genus Chlorura
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Chlorura Chlorura, Green-tailed Towhee



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorura

Chloris
Chloris gayana
Chloris truncata
Chlorococcales
Chlorococcum
Chloromycetin
Chlorophis
Chlorophoneus
Chlorophoneus nigrifrons
Chlorophthalmidae
Chlorophyceae
Chlorophyllum molybdites
Chlorophyta
Chloroxylon
Chloroxylon swietenia
Chlorura (current term)
Chlorura chlorura
Choanotaenia infundibulum
Chocenyo
Chochenyo
Choco tinamou
Choco tinamous
Choctaw
Choctaw turn
Choctaws
Chod
Chodzko's reflex
Choeronycteris
Choeronycteris mexicana
Cholargos

Literary usage of Chlorura

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 (1890)
"C. hyperythra Chlorura, Reichenb. Singvögel, p. 33 (1862) . Range. Java and Borneo. ... Hab. Java. a. $? ad. sk. Java (Leyden Mus.). 2. Chlorura borneensis. ..."

2. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1901)
"... Chlorura (Townsend). GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE. Adult ///ti/,.—Crown and occiput plain rufous or cinnamon-rufous: forehead and sides of head deep gray, ..."

3. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"Type, by orig. desig., Fringilla chlorura AUDUBON. ... Fringilla chlorura AUDUBON, Orn. Biog., V, 1839, 336. (Near Ross Creek, about 20 miles southwest of ..."

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