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Related to Meropidae: bee-eaters
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Noun1.Meropidae - bee-eatersMeropidae - bee-eaters        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Coraciiformes, order Coraciiformes - rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies
genus Merops, Merops - type genus of the Meropidae
bee eater - colorful chiefly tropical Old World bird having a strong graceful flight; feeds on especially bees
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References in periodicals archive ?
Meropidae Merops pusillus Little bee-eater Merops orientalis Little green bee-eater 22.
from the Lopingian of South Africa, and a redescription of the type species of Permomerope (Trichoptera: Proto meropidae).
New collections and record for earwiglfies and scorpionflies (Mecoptera: Meropidae and Panorpidae) in Florida.