Formicariidae


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Noun1.Formicariidae - antbirdsFormicariidae - antbirds        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
suborder Tyranni, Tyranni - New World flycatchers; antbirds; oven birds; woodhewers
ant bird, antbird - any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms
Formicarius, genus Formicarius - type genus of the Formicariidae
genus Thamnophilus, Thamnophilus - a genus of Formicariidae
genus Hylophylax, Hylophylax - a genus of Formicariidae
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The body weight values of specialized understory insectivores including army ant followers (families Formicariidae, Furnariidae, Thamnophilidae and Troglodytidae) follow Stiles and Skutch (1989).
Entre las aves insectivoras, las familias Dendrocolaptidae y Formicariidae, parecen ser muy vulnerables por su dependencia a los habitats boscosos.
Esto probablemente tuvo relacion con la incapacidad del banano para sostener un numero importante de especies, principalmente aquellas susceptibles a las perturbaciones, propias de las familias Dendrocolaptidae, Furnariidae, Thamnophilidae y Formicariidae (Sekercioglu, 2002), restandole igualmente importancia para la conservacion.