Definition of Formicariidae
1. Noun. Antbirds.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Suborder Tyranni, Tyranni
Member holonyms: Ant Bird, Antbird, Formicarius, Genus Formicarius, Genus Thamnophilus, Thamnophilus, Genus Hylophylax, Hylophylax
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Formicariidae
Literary usage of Formicariidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"Family I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. XIV. XV. XVI. XVII. XVIII. XIX. XX. XXI. XXII. XXIII. XXIV. XXV. XXVI. XXVII. Formicariidae. ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"... but in the South American Tyrannidae or Formicariidae we find just as much divergence in external characters among species which we feel sure must be ..."
3. Text-book of Paleontology by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1902)
"... and their relatives: also the ant thrushes (Formicariidae), and their relatives. The order dates from the Eocene, ..."