Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes — the antthrushes.

Etymologies

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Formicarius +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Three of the more important families are the Tyrannidae (23 species,13%), Formicariidae (22 species, 12,5%) and Thraupidae (13 species, 7.3%). 72% were observed in terra-firme environments, 15% on islands and 13% in both.

    Central Amazonian Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • Such are the families of the bush-shrikes and ant-thrushes (Formicariidae), the tyrant-shrikes (Tyrannidae), the

    Darwinism (1889)

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