Definition of Genus Pandion

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pandionidae.

Exact synonyms: Pandion
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Pandionidae, Pandionidae
Member holonyms: Fish Eagle, Fish Hawk, Osprey, Pandion Haliaetus, Sea Eagle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pandion

genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus
genus Pandion (current term)
genus Panicum
genus Panonychus
genus Panthera
genus Papaver
genus Paphiopedilum
genus Papio
genus Paprilus
genus Paracheirodon
genus Paradoxurus
genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias
genus Paranthropus

Literary usage of Genus Pandion

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 PANDION. Of the genus Pandion four species are now known ; one inhabiting America, another Europe and Asia, a third the Indian Islands, and the fourth ..."

2. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"supplies an example, differs from the Ospreys or true fishing Eagles (genus Pandion, Savig.) in the form of the bill, and in the claws being grooved, ..."

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