family Meropidae


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Noun1.family Meropidae - bee-eatersfamily Meropidae - 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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Blue-throated Bee-eater Merops viridis (Coraciiformes: Meropidae) is a bird species of family Meropidae with a very large distribution.
Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis) is a species of bird in the family Meropidae.
Hitherto, no complete mitogenomic data was reported in the family Meropidae, which has more than 20 species (Dickinson, 2003).