Carinatae


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Car`i`na´tae


n. pl.1.A grand division of birds, including all existing flying birds; - So called from the carina or keel on the breastbone.
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Molecular characterization and cytological mapping of a non-repetitive DNA sequence region from the W chromosome of chicken and its use as a universal probe for sexing Carinatae birds.
Carinatae is used for the clade including the most recent ancestor of Ichthyornis and modern birds plus all of its descendants.
5 cm latae, carinatae, supera virides, basalia incarnatae, nervatae; petala 7-8 cm longa, ca.