Definition of Genus Dendroica
1. Noun. A genus of Parulidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Parulidae, Parulidae
Member holonyms: Cape May Warbler, Dendroica Tigrina, Dendroica Petechia, Golden Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellowbird, Blackburn, Blackburnian Warbler, Dendroica Fusca, Audubon Warbler, Audubon's Warbler, Dendroica Auduboni, Dendroica Coronata, Myrtle Bird, Myrtle Warbler, Blackpoll, Dendroica Striate
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dendroica
Literary usage of Genus Dendroica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Evolution of the Colors of North American Land Birds by Charles Augustus Keeler (1893)
"Color chart of the undifferentiated plumage, female or young, of the genus Dendroica. For description of a single species, read the lines from right to left ..."
2. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1890)
"If the system of the bird from which the present genus Dendroica was evolved normally produced two pigments which were lodged in the integument, ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"genus Dendroica. Dendroica GRAY, List. Gen. lids., 1842, App., 8. Type, as designated by the author, Sylvia coronata Lath.; also niono- typic. ..."
4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1886)
"7 (1885). Accidental in Cuba. Bahama Islands? A specimen in my cabinet is labelled "Bahama I." ; the collector is unknown. GENUS Dendroica ..."
5. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1861)
"The genus Sylvicola, of Swainson, (nearly synonymous with the genus Dendroica, of Gray, adopted in later systems,) embraces a considerable group of the ..."
6. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Pennsylvania Ornithologist, Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"This species feeds largely on spiders, caterpillars, small flies, and coleopterous insects, and they also devour numerous aphides. genus Dendroica* GRAY. ..."