Definition of Genus Clangula
1. Noun. A genus of ducks.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Member holonyms: Clangula Hyemalis, Old Squaw, Oldwife
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Clangula
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. ..."