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Definition of the noun Alcedo cristata
What does Alcedo cristata mean as a name of something?
Alcedo cristata is a species of Alcedo, described by Pallas in 1764.
- synonyms: species Alcedo cristata / Corythornis cristatus / species Corythornis cristatus / Corythornis cristatus cristatus / subspecies Corythornis cristatus cristatus / Corythornis cristatus galeritus / subspecies Corythornis cristatus galeritus / Corythornis cristatus robertsi / subspecies Corythornis cristatus robertsi
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Aves
- order: Coraciiformes
- family: Alcedinidae
- genus: Alcedo
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Alcedo cristata is a species of Alcedo.
Phrases with Alcedo cristata
Phrases starting with Alcedo cristata:
- Alcedo cristata cristata
- Alcedo cristata galerita
- Alcedo cristata thomensis
- Alcedo cristata stuartkeithi
Phrase ending with Alcedo cristata:
Other phrases containing Alcedo cristata:
- Subspecies Alcedo Cristata Cristata
- Subspecies Alcedo Cristata Galerita
- Subspecies Alcedo Cristata Thomensis
- Subspecies Alcedo Cristata Stuartkeithi
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alcedo cristata
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Luo Biological Dictionary (1998)
by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns
Alcedo cristata, see fig. 126. Head crested, pale cobalt-blue barred black; upper parts bright ultramarine blue; throat white, cheeks and under parts rufous. The malachite kingfisher may be recognised by its ...
Or, Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences by George Crabb
Alcedo cristata, in French, le Vintsi, Crested King-fisher, inhabits Amboyne and the Philippine islands. ALCHAHIL (Chem.) Rosemary. ALCHA/MIA (Chen.) vide Alchemy. ALCHEMILLA, (Bot.) or Alchimella, from having been celebrated by the ...
In which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes, Genera, and Species are Combined with a Variety of Interesting Information Illustrative of the Habits, Instincts, and General Economy of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Maunder
(Alcedo cristata.) A singularly brilliant and ...
... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder
(Alcedo cristata.) A singularly brilliant ...
Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 3rd. ed., by G. Gleig (1810)
by Encyclopaedia Britannica
Alcedo Cristata, Crested King's-fifher. Plate CCCXCVI. . Anseres. 1. Anas Molli/ stma, Eider Duck. 2. Mergus Serrator, Red-breasted Merganser. 3. Phaeton Æthereus, Common Tropic Bird. 4. P/otus Melanogqster, Black-bellied Darter. 5.
Universal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)
—Alcedo cristata, in French, le Vintsi, Crested ing-fisher, inhabits Amboyne and the Philippine islands.
Comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Physical, Statistical, Civil, and Political ... by Hugh Murray
The Crested Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata) (fig. 854.) is much smaller than our European species, but far surpasses it in the splendour of its ...
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