Struthionidae


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Noun1.Struthionidae - tall terrestrial birds: ostrichesStruthionidae - tall terrestrial birds: ostriches  
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Struthioniformes, Struthioniformes - a ratite bird order: ostriches and related extinct birds; known from the Pleistocene onward
genus Struthio, Struthio - type genus of the Struthionidae: African ostriches
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Asterisks at the bottom of sequence indicate sequence identity while the highlighted nucleotides are the variation among the two species for the identification of various avian species of Phasianidae Anatidae Gruidae Scolopacidae Accipitridae Falconidae Struthionidae and Psittacidae families (Boonseub et al.
Rattles and Tinamous: Tinamidae, Rheidae, Dromaiidae, Casuariidae, Apterygidae, Struthionidae.
The ostrich (Struthio camelus) is the largest living bird in the world and belongs to the family Struthionidae.