Definition of Order Piciformes

1. Noun. Woodpeckers; jacamars; puffbirds; barbets; honey guides; toucans.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Piciformes

order Pediculati
order Pedipalpi
order Pelecaniformes
order Pelycosauria
order Perciformes
order Percomorphi
order Perissodactyla
order Peronosporales
order Pezizales
order Phalangida
order Phallales
order Phasmatodea
order Phasmida
order Pholidota
order Picariae
order Piciformes (current term)
order Piperales
order Plantaginales
order Platyctenea
order Plecoptera
order Plectognathi
order Pleuronectiformes
order Plumbaginales
order Podicipediformes
order Podicipitiformes
order Polemoniales
order Polygonales
order Polymastigina
order Polypodiales
order Primates

Literary usage of Order Piciformes

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 Piciformes. " WOODPECKERS and their kin " might be the popular title of this Order of birds, but it includes two Families which cannot be called ..."

2. The Valley of Kashmír by Walter Roper Lawrence (1895)
"Barbels. I have often been surprised at never finding a single representative of the Barbels in Kashmir. Order PICIFORMES. Woodpeckers. ..."

3. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1892)
"Having compared it with the examples of P. orientalis obtained by Mr. Jackson, I find that it is undoubtedly identical with them. Order PICIFORMES. Fam. ..."

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