Rheiformes


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Related to Rheiformes: order Rheiformes, Rhea americana
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Noun1.Rheiformes - a ratite bird order: birds intermediate in characteristics between ostriches and emus: recent and extinct rheas
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
family Rheidae, Rheidae - a family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes
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Chlamydia spp were not detected in wild birds; however, 4 species (Chlamydia psittaci, Chlamydia pecorum, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and Chlamydia gallinacea) were identified among captive birds (Passeriformes, n = 20; Psittaciformes, n = 15; Rheiformes, n = 8; Falconiformes, n = 2; Piciformes, n = 2; Anseriformes, n = 1; Galliformes, n = 1; Strigiformes, n = 1).
2001 <<Comercializacion de cueros y plumas de Rheiformes (Rhea americana) y (Pterocnemia pennata) en la provincia de Salta, Argentina>>.