Definition of Genus Picus

1. Noun. Type genus of Picidae.

Exact synonyms: Picus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Picidae, Picidae
Member holonyms: Green Woodpecker, Picus Viridis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Picus

genus Physalis
genus Physaria
genus Physeter
genus Physostegia
genus Physostigma
genus Phytelephas
genus Phytolacca
genus Phytophthora
genus Pica
genus Picea
genus Pickeringia
genus Picoides
genus Picrasma
genus Picris
genus Picumnus
genus Picus (current term)
genus Pieris
genus Pilea
genus Pilosella
genus Pilularia
genus Pimenta
genus Pimpinella
genus Pinckneya
genus Pinctada
genus Pineus
genus Pinguicula
genus Pinguinus
genus Pinicola
genus Pinnotheres
genus Pinus

Literary usage of Genus Picus

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

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... the Macro- glosses, consist of the genera Picus and Yunx. The great genus Picus is placed by Cuvier in his third order, Grimpeurs,.between ..."

2. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"Time spent upon the Introduction will be time saved in the end. § 94. Now the genus Picus that we found has a number after it, which refers to the ..."

3. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1848)
"Of the genus Picus were procured three species, two of which are perhaps new. One of these resembles the little woodpecker of Europe (Paul Minor) very ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Afr. pl. cclv and cclvi, The only additional abstraction that we make from the genus Picus, is the P. minutas, Lath. ..."

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