Definition of Family Opisthocomidae

1. Noun. Comprising the hoatzins.

Exact synonyms: Opisthocomidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Galliformes, Order Galliformes
Member holonyms: Genus Opisthocomus, Opisthocomus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Opisthocomidae

family Ochnaceae
family Ochotonidae
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae (current term)
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae
family Osmundaceae
family Ostraciidae
family Ostraciontidae
family Ostreidae

Literary usage of Family Opisthocomidae

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

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... with the family Opisthocomidae, containing but one species, the exceptionally curious Hoatzin. Among the Galli, the Megapodiidae and Cracidae together ..."

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