Troglodytes

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek τρωγλοδύτης(trōglodútēs, one who dwells in holes), from τρώγλη(trṓglē, hole) + δύω(dúō, I get into)

Proper noun[edit]

Troglodytes m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Troglodytidae – a number of songbirds, including the wren.
  2. (archaic) A taxonomic genus within the family Hominidae – a former genus, now synonymized with Pan.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276