from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A muscle of the head, sometimes considered to be part of the occipitofrontalis muscle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The anterior fleshy portion of the occipitofrontalis muscle.


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  • Wrybills (Anarhynchus frontalis) winter in this ecoregion in large tidal harbors but are otherwise resident on the South Island while New Zealand dabchicks (Poliocephalus rufopectus VU) are normally found on coastal lakes.

    Northland temperate kauri forests

  • River bed invertebrates support a diverse birdlife including wrybill Anarhynchus frontalis, paradise shelduck Tadorna variegata, black-billed gull, black-fronted tern Sterna albistriata and banded dotterel Pluvialis obscura.

    Te Wahipounamu (South-West New Zealand World Heritage Area), New Zealand

  • Other birds with no close relatives beyond New Zealand found in the area include: blue duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos, wrybill Anarhynchus frontalis and western weka Gallirallus australis.

    Te Wahipounamu (South-West New Zealand World Heritage Area), New Zealand

  • Abundant species recorded during May to June include crested black tit Parus melanolophus, yellow-bellied fantail flycatcher Rhipidura hypoxantha, orange-flanked bush robin Erithacus cyanurus, bluefronted redstart Phoenicurus frontalis, Indian tree pipit Anthus hodgsoni, vinaceous breasted pipit A. roseatus, common rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus, and nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes.

    Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park, India

  • Dickinson et al. (1991) listed eleven other bird species that typify the pine forests, including one tit (Parus elegans), a nuthatch (Sitta frontalis), and thrush (Turdus poliocephalus).

    Luzon tropical pine forests

  • Among these species, L. colubrina and L. frontalis are virtually identical, differing only in size.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Both L. colubrina and L. frontalis occur sympatrically around Vanuatu.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • This makes it difficult for wading birds such as the endemic wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis) and the black stilt to feed.

    Cantebury-Otago tussock grasslands

  • Some birds of this ecoregion only rely on these montane ecosystems for some part of their lifecycle such as the black fronted ground tyrant Muscisaxicola frontalis that migrates to the Puna in winter.

    Southern Andean steppe

  • At the very top of the list is my Corythosaurus frontalis.

    Archive 2007-05-01


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