Definition of Erithacus
1. Noun. Old World thrushes.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Turdidae, Turdidae
Member holonyms: Erithacus Rubecola, Old World Robin, Redbreast, Robin, Robin Redbreast, Bluethroat, Erithacus Svecicus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erithacus
Literary usage of Erithacus
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 (1891)
"60 (1872) P. erithacus. Range. Confined to intertropical Africa from the West to Central Africa. ... Plumage ash-colour ; tail bright red erithacus, p.. 6. ..."
2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"NEWCASTLE DISEASE IN THE GREY PARROT (PSITTACUS erithacus L.) By GR ... Grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus L.) were among the species clinically affected. ..."
3. Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland Straits Branch (1889)
"as hybrids between M. solitaria and M. cyanus. GENUS— erithacus. 1 1. — erithacus cyaneus. erithacus cyaneus, Seebohm, Cat. Birds BM v, p. 3o3. ..."