Definition of Genus Clangula

1. Noun. A genus of ducks.

Exact synonyms: Clangula
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Member holonyms: Clangula Hyemalis, Old Squaw, Oldwife

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Clangula

genus Cinnamomum
genus Circaea
genus Circaetus
genus Circus
genus Cirsium
genus Cistothorus
genus Cistus
genus Citellus
genus Citharichthys
genus Citroncirus
genus Citrullus
genus Citrus
genus Cladonia
genus Cladorhyncus
genus Cladrastis
genus Clangula (current term)
genus Clathrus
genus Claviceps
genus Claytonia
genus Cleistes
genus Clematis
genus Cleome
genus Clethra
genus Clethrionomys
genus Clianthus
genus Cliftonia
genus Clinopodium
genus Clintonia
genus Clitocybe
genus Clitoria

Literary usage of Genus Clangula

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

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1907)
"... App. p. xlviii) based his genus Clangula solely upon the Oldsquaw. In Oken's review of Cuvier already mentioned, however, we find on page 1183 the genus ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
""genus Clangula, Gesner (Carrot)." The only species mentioned, and the only one that called for notice in this connection, is "Clangula ..."

3. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"Dipper. North America; south in winter to Florida aud Cuba; breeds from Maine northward. genus Clangula. LEACH. 111 (154) CLANGULA HYEMALIS. ..."

4. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"genus Clangula LEACH. Clangula LEACH, in Ross's Voy. Disc. 1819, App. p. xlviii. Type, Anas glacialis LINN. 154. Clangula hyemalis (LINN.). Old-squaw. ..."

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