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Noun1.Momotidae - a family of birds of the order CoraciiformesMomotidae - a family of birds of the order Coraciiformes
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 Momotus, Momotus - type genus of the Momotidae
momot, motmot - tropical American bird resembling a blue jay and having greenish and bluish plumage
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In Mexico it has been reported from the state of Oaxaca (Sierra Madre del Sur, Rio Molina, ex Cypseloides rutilus (=Streptoprocne rutila (Vieillot, 1817)) (Apodiformes: Apodidae) [Maa, 1969a]); from Chiapas, localities of Santa Rosa and San Cristobal de las Casas, ex Junco phaeonotus fulvescens (Wagler, 1831) (Passeriformes: Emberizidae), Piranga leucoptera leucoptera (Trudeau, 1839) (Passeriformes: Cardinalidae), and Momotus momota lessonii Lesson, 1842 (Coraciiformes: Momotidae); and in Veracruz, locality of Orizaba, but without mention of the host (Lopez Campos, 1988).
(Digenia: Cyclocoelidae: Cyclocoelinae) from a captivehatched blue-crowned motmot, Momotus momota (Momotidae).
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