family Podicipedidae


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Noun1.family Podicipedidae - coextensive with the order Podicipitiformes
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
genus Podiceps, Podiceps - type genus of the Podicipedidae: grebes
genus Podilymbus, Podilymbus - a genus of Podicipedidae
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Podicipediformes contained 1 species of family Podicipedidae. Ardeidae belonged to Pelecaniformes contained 6 species.
stellata (Pontoppidan), red- I O throated loon Order Podicipediformes (grebes) Family Podicipedidae (grebes) Aechmophorus occidentalis I R (Lawrence), western grebe Podiceps auritus (Linnaeus), I O horned grebe P.