Attagen (1752), equivalent to the family Tachypetidæ of authors in general; the frigate-birds or man-of-war birds. See Tachypetidæ.' name='description'> attageninæ - definition and meaning

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  • In G. R. Gray's system of classification (1871), a subfamily of totipalmate birds, named from Moehring's genus Attagen (1752), equivalent to the family Tachypetidæ of authors in general; the frigate-birds or man-of-war birds. See Tachypetidæ.

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