family Ramphastidae


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Noun1.family Ramphastidae - toucans
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Piciformes, Piciformes - woodpeckers; jacamars; puffbirds; barbets; honey guides; toucans
toucan - brilliantly colored arboreal fruit-eating bird of tropical America having a very large thin-walled beak
Aulacorhyncus, genus Aulacorhyncus - a genus of Ramphastidae
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dicolorus as well as for the family Ramphastidae. One concern on this tick species per se is the involvement with the environmental transmission of rickettsial agents.
The family Ramphastidae, order Piciformes, includes species round in neotropical forests from Mexico to Peru, Brazil and the northeast of Argentina (Sick 1997).