Definition of Genus pezophaps
1. Noun. Constituted by the extinct solitaire.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Raphidae, Raphidae
Member holonyms: Pezophaps Solitaria, Solitaire
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pezophaps
Literary usage of Genus pezophaps
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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"... conclusion that the Solitaire of Rodriguez was generically distinct from the Dodo; but it seems expedient to define his genus Pezophaps more precisely. ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1868)
"Tin's conclusion, though originally arrived at on very slight evidence, was now shown to be completely correct, and the establishment of the genus Pezophaps ..."
3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The most celebrated is the dodo of the Mauritius (D'idus ineptus\ but an allied genus, Pezophaps? inhabited ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1868)
"... conclusion that the Solitaire of Rodriguez was generically distinct from the Dodo ; hut it seems expedient to define his genus Pezophaps more precisely. ..."
5. The Journal of Science by Calcutta Asiatic Society (1867)
"Professor Newton considers that his new material quite justifies the establishment of the genus Pezophaps, proposed by Strickland on the very slender ..."
6. The Antananarvio Annual and Madagascar Magazine (1885)
"The most celebrated is the Dodo of Mauritius (Didus ineptus), but an allied genus, Pezophaps, inhabited Rodriguez ; and of both of these ..."