Definition of Struthioniformes
1. Noun. A ratite bird order: ostriches and related extinct birds; known from the Pleistocene onward.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Aves, Class Aves
Member holonyms: Family Struthionidae, Struthionidae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Struthioniformes
Literary usage of Struthioniformes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1892)
"Order struthioniformes. GADOW, H. On the Stomach of the Ostrich. Zool. Jahrb. v, pp. 641-644, taf. xliii & xliv. ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"The struthioniformes is an "order" in Dr. Sharpe's systematic arrangement of the class, an arrangement he clearly sets forth in his Hand- List of Birds (Vol ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1901)
"The list begins with the Passeres, or Passeriformes, and ends with the struthioniformes. Volume II was issued in two parts during the year igeo. ..."