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Term for the species selected which represents the genus of a bird species. The type species of a genus is known as the type genus. Theoretically it is that species of a genus defining the character of that genus. If that genus contained only one species when proposed, it is the type species[1].

References

  1. ^ Terres, John K. (1980). The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ISBN 0394466519. 
Anatomy of an amiotic egg This article is part of Project Glossary, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each term related to animals.


Hemipus picatus This article is part of Project Taxonomy, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each taxonomic term.
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