Definition of Order Coraciiformes

1. Noun. Rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Coraciiformes

order Chelonia
order Chiroptera
order Chlorococcales
order Chytridiales
order Ciconiiformes
order Cilioflagellata
order Coccidia
order Coleoptera
order Collembola
order Columbiformes
order Colymbiformes
order Commelinales
order Coniferales
order Conodonta
order Conodontophorida
order Coraciiformes (current term)
order Cordaitales
order Corrodentia
order Crocodilia
order Crocodylia
order Cuculiformes
order Cycadales
order Cycadofilicales
order Cyclostomata
order Cydippea
order Cydippida
order Cydippidea
order Cypriniformes
order Decapoda
order Dermaptera

Literary usage of Order Coraciiformes

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

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"order Coraciiformes. In this Order are comprised several Sub-orders of birds, most of which are inhabitants of the Tropics, and do not immediately concern ..."

2. General Zoology by Arthur Sperry Pearse (1917)
"... goatsuckers, woodpeckers, and a few other rare forms are placed together in the order Coraciiformes because of certain anatomical similarities. ..."

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