Definition of Turnix sylvatica

1. Noun. A variety of button quail having stripes.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Turnix Sylvatica

Turks and Caicos Islands
Turku
Turley
Turlock virus
Turlupin
Turlupins
Turnbull
Turnbull's blue
Turner
Turner's sulcus
Turner's tooth
Turneresque
Turnicidae
Turnix sylvatica (current term)
Turritis
Turritis glabra
Tursiops
Tursiops gilli
Tursiops truncatus
Turtlemania
Tusayan
Tuscaloosa
Tuscan
Tuscan order
Tuscany
Tuscarora
Tuscaroras
Tuskegee

Literary usage of Turnix sylvatica

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

1. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1892)
"... female differs very considerably from that of Turnix sylvatica ; the male has a short purring chuckle. " April 13, 1892. The Bush Quails have an egg, ..."

2. Sexual Dimorphism in the Animal Kingdom: A Theory of the Evolution of by Joseph Thomas Cunningham (1900)
"In the Spanish Bustard Quail, Turnix sylvatica, and some other species the difference in the colour and markings between the sexes is very slight, ..."

3. The History of the European Fauna by Robert Francis Scharff (1899)
"(Turnix sylvatica) is probably of North African origin, and has subsequently spread into Southern Spain and Portugal, and eastward as far as Sicily. ..."

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