Definition of Genus tringa
1. Noun. A genus of Scolopacidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae
Member holonyms: Greenshank, Tringa Nebularia, Redshank, Tringa Totanus, Yellowlegs
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tringa
Literary usage of Genus tringa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Genus TRINGA, Linnaeus. The Knot of Europe is the type of this genus, and with that species may be associated the T. tenuirostris, although it differs from ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... all formerly included in the numerous group of birds, generally referred to tho genus Tringa, but some now constituting the genera characters and habits ..."
3. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"genus tringa, AUCTOR. TRINGA. GENERIC CHARACTERS. BILL of the same length as, or longer than, the head, straight, or slightly arched, compressed at the base ..."
4. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"genus tringa LINN.EUS. Tringa LINNAEUS, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, I, 1758, 148. Type, by subs. desig., Tringa canutus LINNAEUS (Gray, 1840). ..."
5. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"... breeds north of United States ; common in Florida, during migrations ; Illinois. genus tringa. LINN. SUBgenus tringa. 191 (234) TRINGA CANUTUS. LINN. ..."