Definition of Genus Pachycephala

1. Noun. Arboreal insectivorous birds.

Exact synonyms: Pachycephala
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae
Member holonyms: Thickhead, Whistler

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pachycephala

genus Otus
genus Ouranopithecus
genus Ovalipes
genus Ovibos
genus Ovis
genus Oxalis
genus Oxandra
genus Oxybelis
genus Oxydendrum
genus Oxylebius
genus Oxytropis
genus Oxyura
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala (current term)
genus Pachyrhizus
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus

Literary usage of Genus Pachycephala

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

1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus PACHYCEPHALA. The Pachycephala gutturalis may be regarded as the type of this group of birds, which is peculiarly Australian, and comprises many ..."

2. Memoirs of Hugh Edwin Strickland by Hugh Edwin Strickland, William Jardine (1858)
""The discovery of a bird of the Australian genus Pachycephala, so far to the north as Amboina, is a very interesting circumstance; the more so, ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Thickhead, n. the name applied to the Australian birds of the genus Pachycephala (qv). They are often called Thrushes. The species are— The Banded ..."

4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"The uncharacterized group above alluded to was afterwards formed into the genus Pachycephala, Sw. Mr. Swainson (Classification of Bird*) enters among U:c ..."

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