Definition of Genus Regulus

1. Noun. A genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets.

Exact synonyms: Regulus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sylviidae, Sylviidae
Member holonyms: Kinglet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Regulus

genus Ranatra
genus Rangifer
genus Ranunculus
genus Raoulia
genus Raphia
genus Raphicerus
genus Raphus
genus Ratibida
genus Rattus
genus Rauvolfia
genus Rauwolfia
genus Ravenala
genus Recurvirostra
genus Regalecus
genus Regnellidium
genus Regulus (current term)
genus Reithrodontomys
genus Remilegia
genus Reseda
genus Retama
genus Reticulitermes
genus Retrophyllum
genus Rhagoletis
genus Rhamnus
genus Rhapis
genus Rhea
genus Rheum
genus Rhexia
genus Rhincodon
genus Rhinoceros

Literary usage of Genus Regulus

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

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"The genus Regulus is the sole representative of the family. ... In the Old World the genus Regulus is principally Palaearctic, as it is found almost through ..."

2. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus Regulus. CUVIER. REGULUS SATRAPA. LIGHT. Golden-crowned Kinglet. Eastern North America; breeding from higher northern boundary of the United States ..."

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