family Phalaropidae


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Noun1.family Phalaropidae - phalaropes
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Charadrii, suborder Charadrii - shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
phalarope - small sandpiper-like shorebird having lobate toes and being good swimmers; breed in the Arctic and winter in the tropics
genus Phalaropus, Phalaropus - type genus of the Phalaropidae: phalaropes
genus Lobipes, Lobipes - a genus of Phalaropidae
genus Steganopus, Steganopus - a genus of Phalaropidae