Definition of Subfamily Turdinae
1. Noun. Alternative classification for the thrushes.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae
Member holonyms: Genus Sialia, Sialia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subfamily Turdinae
Literary usage of Subfamily Turdinae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life-histories of the Birds of Eastern Pennsylvania by Thomas George Gentry (1876)
"subfamily Turdinae. Typical Thrushes. The Typical Thrushes are easily distinguished in the adult condition by the continuous plate, formed by fusion of all ..."
2. A Preliminary Catalog of the Birds of Missouri by Otto Widmann (1907)
"subfamily Turdinae. Thrushes. *755. HYLOCICHLA MUSTELINA (Gmel.). Wood Thrush. Turdus mustelinus. Turdus melodus. Geog. Dist.—Eastern United States and ..."
3. Birds of the Kansas City Region by Harry Harris (1919)
"subfamily Turdinae. Thrushes. HYLOCICHLA MUSTELINA (Gmelin). Wood Thrush. Very common summer resident. The Wood Thrush is the favorite songbird of most bird ..."
4. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1905)
"... in the same subfamily, Turdinae. As for the " character which really indicates the relationship of the birds to be included in this family " [Turdidae] ..."
5. The Balance of Nature and Modern Conditions of Cultivation: A Practical by George Abbey (1909)
"The BLACKBIRD (Turdus merula) belongs to the same family (Turdidae) as the missel and song-thrush, all included in the subfamily Turdinae, taking up its ..."