Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Leptosomatiformes — the cuckoo roller.

Etymologies

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Leptosomus +‎ -idae

Examples

  • It's often placed in its own 'family', properly termed Leptosomidae but often (incorrectly) referred to as Leptosomatidae

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  • The Madagascan "Cuckoo-roller" (Aves: Leptosomidae) is not a roller -- notes on the phylogenetic affinities and evolutionary history of a "living fossil".

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