Definition of Family Musophagidae

1. Noun. Touracos.

Exact synonyms: Musophagidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Cuculiformes, Order Cuculiformes
Member holonyms: Genus Musophaga, Musophaga, Touraco, Turaco, Turacou, Turakoo



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Musophagidae

family Moniliaceae
family Monocanthidae
family Monodontidae
family Monotropaceae
family Moraceae
family Morchellaceae
family Motacillidae
family Mucoraceae
family Mugilidae
family Mullidae
family Muraenidae
family Muridae
family Musaceae
family Muscicapidae
family Muscidae
family Musophagidae (current term)
family Mustelidae
family Mutillidae
family Myacidae
family Mycetophylidae
family Mycobacteriaceae
family Mycoplasmataceae
family Myctophidae
family Myliobatidae
family Mylodontidae
family Myricaceae
family Myristicaceae
family Myrmecophagidae
family Myrmeleontidae
family Myrsinaceae

Literary usage of Family Musophagidae

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

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1873)
"... Professor Church, discovered by him in the feathers of birds of the family Musophagidae, which has other properties quite unusual in pigmentary bodies. ..."

2. The Student, and Intellectual Observer (1869)
"... to the rank of a family (Musophagidae), quite equivalent in value to the Cuculidae, and occupying a corresponding place ..."

3. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical by Royal Microscopical Society (Great Britain) (1873)
"... Professor Church, discovered by him in the feathers of birds of the family Musophagidae, which has other properties quite unusual in pigmentary bodies. ..."

4. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1880)
"In various species of birds belonging to the family Musophagidae and which, from the nature of their food, are designated Plaintain- eaters, the primary and ..."

5. Zeitschrift für Biologie edited by [Anonymus AC02848276] (1897)
"... Cus>T9 OM) the red colouring matter obtained from certain of the wing feathers of birds belonging to the family Musophagidae, absorbs the extreme-violet ..."

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