Definition of Genus Tyto

1. Noun. Type and only genus of the family Tytonidae.

Exact synonyms: Tyto
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Tytonidae, Tytonidae
Member holonyms: Barn Owl, Tyto Alba

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tyto

genus Tunga
genus Tupaia
genus Tupinambis
genus Turbatrix
genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops
genus Tussilago
genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus
genus Typha
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto (current term)
genus Uca
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia
genus Umbrina
genus Unio
genus Upupa
genus Urginea
genus Uria
genus Urocyon
genus Urocystis

Literary usage of Genus Tyto

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 (1917)
"Lord Rothschild further discusses Mr. Mathews' races of owls of the genus Tyto. British Birds. X, No. 7. December, 1916. British Birds Marking Scheme ..."

2. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1914)
"... there ia no representative in Madagascar, N< Islands, nor in colder regions. About twent subspecies) are recognized, of which nine ar< Genus TYTO Billb ..."

3. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1914)
"About twenty-seven species (including subspecies) are recognized, of which nine are American. Genus TYTO Billberg. Aluco (not of Link, 1807)6 FLEMING. ..."

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