Definition of Chlorura
1. Noun. Towhees.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Chlorura Chlorura, Green-tailed Towhee
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorura
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 ..."