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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Sciftalopus opacus Paramo Tapaculo P FORMICARIIDAE, Antthrush 115.
Frogmouths Batrachostomidae; Owlet Nightjars; Potoos; Eared Nightjars; Nightjars; Treeswifts; Swifts; Hummingbirds; Trogons; Kingfishers Alcedinidae; Kingfishers Dacebridae; Kingfishers Cerylidae; Todies; Motmots; Bee Eaters; Rollers; Ground Rollers; Cuckoo Rollers; Hoopoes; Woodhoopoes; Hornbills; Ground Horbills; Jacamars; Puffbirds; Asian Barbets; African Barbets; Amercian Barbets; Honeyguides; Toucans; Wood- peckers; New Zealand Wrens; Pittas; Broadbills; False Sunbirds; Woodcreepers; Furnarids; Antbirds; Antthrushes; Gnateaters.
Although this dichotomous classification works well for certain species, such as comparing antthrushes to spadebills, some species are intermediate.