genus Tympanuchus


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Noun1.genus Tympanuchus - prairie chickensgenus Tympanuchus - prairie chickens      
bird genus - a genus of birds
prairie chicken, prairie fowl, prairie grouse - brown mottled North American grouse of western prairies
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Prairie grouse from the genus Tympanuchus are thought to have poor dispersal abilities (Braun et ai, 1994).
Along with the greater prairie chicken in the genus Tympanuchus are Attwater's prairie chicken, the lesser prairie chicken and the extinct heath hen.