Definition of Struthioniformes

1. Noun. A ratite bird order: ostriches and related extinct birds; known from the Pleistocene onward.

Exact synonyms: Order Struthioniformes
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Aves, Class Aves
Member holonyms: Family Struthionidae, Struthionidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Struthioniformes

Strongylodon
Strongylodon macrobotrys
Strontian
Stroop effect
Strophanthus kombe
Stropharia
Stropharia ambigua
Stropharia hornemannii
Stropharia rugoso-annulata
Strophariaceae
Struga
Strumica
Struthio
Struthio camelus
Struthionidae
Struthioniformes (current term)
Stryker
Strykers
Strymon
Strymon melinus
Sts'Ailes
Stu
Stuart
Stuart Davis
Stubbs
Stuckism
Stuckist
Stuckists
Student's t distribution
Student's t test

Literary usage of Struthioniformes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1892)
"Order Struthioniformes. GADOW, H. On the Stomach of the Ostrich. Zool. Jahrb. v, pp. 641-644, taf. xliii & xliv. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"The Struthioniformes is an "order" in Dr. Sharpe's systematic arrangement of the class, an arrangement he clearly sets forth in his Hand- List of Birds (Vol ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1901)
"The list begins with the Passeres, or Passeriformes, and ends with the Struthioniformes. Volume II was issued in two parts during the year igeo. ..."

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