order Caprimulgiformes

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Noun1.order Caprimulgiformes - goatsuckers; frogmouths; oilbirds
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
caprimulgiform bird - long-winged nonpasserine birds
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(12-18) The nightjars we describe belong to the order Caprimulgiformes, and, to our knowledge there are no reports of polyomavirus infection affecting any representative of this order.
The findings in this report confirm that nightjars, which belong to the order Caprimulgiformes, not only can be infected by psittacine polyomavirus but can also develop a lethal disease.