Definition of Genus Tympanuchus

1. Noun. Prairie chickens.

Exact synonyms: Tympanuchus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Tetraonidae, Tetraonidae
Member holonyms: Prairie Chicken, Prairie Fowl, Prairie Grouse



Genus Tympanuchus Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Genus Tympanuchus Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tympanuchus

genus Tubercularia
genus Tulestoma
genus Tulipa
genus Tulostoma
genus Tunga
genus Tupaia
genus Tupinambis
genus Turbatrix
genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops
genus Tussilago
genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus (current term)
genus Typha
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto
genus Uca
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia
genus Umbrina
genus Unio
genus Upupa

Literary usage of Genus Tympanuchus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Tetrao lagopus Linn., the twelfth and last species of the genus. genus Tympanuchus. Tympanuchus Gloger, Gemein. Hand, und Hilfsbuch Naturg., 1842, 3£6. ..."

2. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1915)
"... compared the specimen with the humeri of all of our larger species of existing grouse, and I find that it falls squarely in the genus Tympanuchus, ..."

3. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus Tympanuchus. GLOGER. 245 (30.1) TYMPANUCHUS AMERICANUS. (REICH.) Prairie Hen. Prairies of Mississippi Valley, Kentucky, Ohio, lad!tma, Michigan, ..."

4. Upland Game Birds by Edwyn Sandys, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1902)
"genus Tympanuchus — Head crested; winglike tufts above air-sacs on neck; tail short, rounded. The pinnated grouse, T. amcr- ..."

5. Upland Game Birds by Edwyn Sandys, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1902)
"genus Tympanuchus — Head crested; winglike tufts above air-sacs on neck; tail short, rounded. The pinnated grouse, T. amer- ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Genus Tympanuchus

Search for Genus Tympanuchus on Dictionary.com!Search for Genus Tympanuchus on Thesaurus.com!Search for Genus Tympanuchus on Google!Search for Genus Tympanuchus on Wikipedia!

Search