order Piciformes


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Related to order Piciformes: order Passeriformes, order Falconiformes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.order Piciformes - woodpeckers; jacamars; puffbirds; barbets; honey guides; toucans
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
piciform bird - any of numerous nonpasserine insectivorous climbing birds usually having strong bills for boring wood
family Picidae, Picidae - woodpeckers
References in periodicals archive ?
To our knowledge, benign peripheral nerve sheath tumor has not previously been reported in a toucan or any other species in the order Piciformes.
The Ramphastidae family, order Piciformes, comprising toucans and aracaris, are indigenous to South America, ranging from southern Mexico to northern Argentina.