Definition of Genus Tyto
1. Noun. Type and only genus of the family Tytonidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Tytonidae, Tytonidae
Member holonyms: Barn Owl, Tyto Alba
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tyto
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. ..."