Hydrobatidae


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Noun1.Hydrobatidae - storm petrels
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes - petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels
storm petrel - any of various small petrels having dark plumage with paler underparts
genus Hydrobates, Hydrobates - type genus of the Hydrobatidae
genus Oceanites, Oceanites - a genus of Hydrobatidae
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Philoceanus esta conformado por seis especies de malofagos, todas parasitan principalmente Procellariformes de la familia Hydrobatidae. Philoceanus amadoni ha sido descrito en la golondrina de mar Boreal (Oceanodroma leucorhoa (Vieillot, 1818)), en la golondrina de mar negra (Oceanodroma melania (Bonaparte, 1854)), en la golondrina de Swinhoe (Oceanodroma monorhis (Swinhoe, 1867)) y en la golondrina de mar acollarada (O.