Definition of Family muscicapidae
1. Noun. Old World (true) flycatchers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres
Member holonyms: Flycatcher, Old World Flycatcher, True Flycatcher, Genus Muscicapa, Muscicapa, Genus Pachycephala, Pachycephala, Subfamily Turdinae, Turdinae, Subfamily Sylviinae, Sylviinae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Muscicapidae
Literary usage of Family muscicapidae
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1. The Valley of Kashmír by Walter Roper Lawrence (1895)
"Has a pleasant, low-toned, twittering note. Migrates to the plains and lower hills in winter. Family MusciCAPIDAE. Flycatchers. 200. ..."
2. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1917)
"... and primary coverts are broadly margined with •white; while on the throat are seen some faint remnants of dark and light barring. Family MUSCICAPIDAE. ..."