genus Poephila

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Noun1.genus Poephila - grassfinches
bird genus - a genus of birds
grass finch, grassfinch - usually brightly-colored Australian weaverbirds; often kept as cage birds
Poephila castanotis, zebra finch - small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra's
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It does support their inclusion in the genus Poephila. Table 1 Genotypic Frequencies for 6-pgd Species/Hybrid 4:4 2:2 6:6 2:4 2:6 2:8 4:6 P.q.