genus Cotinga


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Noun1.genus Cotinga - type genus of the Cotingidae: cotingas
bird genus - a genus of birds
Cotingidae, family Cotingidae - cotingas; umbrella birds
cotinga, chatterer - passerine bird of New World tropics
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The seven species of blue cotingas in the genus Cotinga form a distinct group within the Cotingidae; little is known about their diet, foraging behavior, vocalizations, displays, reproduction, and timing of breeding (Snow 1982, 2004; Brooks et al.
The genus Cotinga is a monophyletic lineage comprising seven species (Snow 1982, Prum et al.
This is consistent with the high extent of sexual dimorphism present in most members of the family, including the genus Cotinga.