Definition of Genus Cistothorus
1. Noun. Marsh wrens.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Troglodytidae, Troglodytidae
Member holonyms: Marsh Wren
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cistothorus
Literary usage of Genus Cistothorus
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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1914)
"So far as I am aware no form of the genus Cistothorus has been recorded from the Bogotá region. Hellmayr has described a species ..."
2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... the remaining tail-feathers mostly black, marked with white. The Genus Cistothorus has the tail much graduated and shorter than the wings ..."
3. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1876)
"genus Cistothorus Caban. 26. C. stellaris Caban. SHORT-BILLED MARSH WREN. Rather common summer resident and generally distributed in suitable places. ..."
4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1870)
"The genus Cistothorus has the tail much graduated and shorter than the wings, and the feet stout. The Long-billed Marsh Wren, C. palustris, Cab., ..."
5. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"genus Cistothorus. General Characters. — Back streaked with black and white; tail graduated for about half its length. KEY TO ADULTS. ..."
6. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Genus CISTOTHORUS Cabanis. Subgenus CISTOTHORUS. 724. Cistothorus stellaris (Licht.). Short-billed Marsh Wren. Plumage: wings and tail barred with black; ..."