Definition of Genus Troglodytes
1. Noun. Type genus of the Troglodytidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Troglodytidae, Troglodytidae
Member holonyms: Troglodytes Troglodytes, Winter Wren, House Wren, Troglodytes Aedon
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Troglodytes
Literary usage of Genus Troglodytes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1896)
"Bewick's Wren has never been referred to the genus Troglodytes since one of its subspecies was called ..."
2. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Sub-Genus TROGLODYTES.— (Geoffroy.) 150. Skeleton of the Chimpanzee or Black Oran Outang. Male. Troglodytes niger—Geoff: (Homo silvestris—Tyson. ..."
3. A Supplement to The Birds of Rhode Island by Reginald Heber Howe, Edward Sturtevant (1903)
"370) made the genus Troglodytes "Cuv." as a new genus, specifying but one species Troglodytes, which is included in ..."
4. On the Classification and Geographical Distribution of the Mammalia: Being by Richard Owen (1859)
"... of the genus Troglodytes from the time of birth to extreme old age; by the prominent ... as the genus Troglodytes is by the presence, of this character. ..."
5. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, with Accounts of the by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1868)
"In these memoirs he classified this animal in the genus Troglodytes. In 1848, Professor Richard Owen, the learned curator of the British Museum, ..."
6. Proceedings by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1858)
"It is a characteristic of the cranium of the genus troglodytes from the time of birth to extreme old age ; by the prominent ..."
7. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"the type of the genus Troglodytes must be one of its originally included species, the type is necessarily Troglodytes aedon Vieill. ..."
8. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... and comprise the following The Prince of Canino and Musignano, in his ' Birds of Europe and North America,' places the genus Troglodytes ..."