Garrulus

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Garrulus
Garrulus glandarius3.jpg
G. glandarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Garrulus
Brisson, 1760
Species

Garrulus glandarius
Garrulus lanceolatus
Garrulus lidthi

Garrulus is a genus of Old World jays, passerine birds in the Corvidae family. Established by Mathurin Jacques Brisson in 1760, it contains the following species:[1]

The name Garrulus is a Latin word meaning chattering, babbling or noisy.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Garrulus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 171. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.