family Troglodytidae


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Noun1.family Troglodytidae - wrensfamily Troglodytidae - wrens          
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Passeriformes, Passeriformes - largest order of birds comprising about half the known species; rooks; finches; sparrows; tits; warblers; robins; wrens; swallows; etc.; the four suborders are Eurylaimi and Tyranni and Menurae and Oscines or Passeres
jenny wren, wren - any of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects
genus Troglodytes, Troglodytes - type genus of the Troglodytidae
genus Salpinctes, Salpinctes - a genus of Troglodytidae
genus Thryothorus, Thryothorus - Carolina wrens
Campylorhynchus, genus Campylorhynchus, genus Heleodytes, Heleodytes - alternative classifications for the cactus wrens
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carolinensis Latham, white- I C breasted nuthatch Family Certhiidae (creepers) Certhia americana Bonaparte, I O brown creeper Family Troglodytidae (wrens) Cistothorus palustris (Wilson), I R marsh wren C.
The family Troglodytidae includes some 45 species in 15 different genera (Morony et al.