Definition of Family Capitonidae
1. Noun. Barbets.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Piciformes, Piciformes
Member holonyms: Barbet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Capitonidae
Literary usage of Family Capitonidae
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1870)
"... of the family Capitonidae, and in Ramphastos, the proximal extremities of the clavicles are expanded and J-shaped. This character is common to the ..."
2. Birds' Nests: An Introduction to the Science of Caliology by Charles Dixon (1902)
"Then we have the Barbets and the Honey Guides, together forming the family Capitonidae, and numbering more than one hundred species, distributed over the ..."