Definition of Subfamily Turdinae

1. Noun. Alternative classification for the thrushes.

Exact synonyms: Turdinae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae
Member holonyms: Genus Sialia, Sialia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subfamily Turdinae

subfamily Numididae
subfamily Numidinae
subfamily Papilionoideae
subfamily Perdicidae
subfamily Perdicinae
subfamily Peristediinae
subfamily Petauristidae
subfamily Philadelphaceae
subfamily Potoroinae
subfamily Pythoninae
subfamily Smilacaceae
subfamily Sterninae
subfamily Sylviinae
subfamily Taxodiaceae
subfamily Triglinae
subfamily Uvulariaceae

Literary usage of Subfamily Turdinae

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

1. Life-histories of the Birds of Eastern Pennsylvania by Thomas George Gentry (1876)
"subfamily Turdinae. Typical Thrushes. The Typical Thrushes are easily distinguished in the adult condition by the continuous plate, formed by fusion of all ..."

2. A Preliminary Catalog of the Birds of Missouri by Otto Widmann (1907)
"subfamily Turdinae. Thrushes. *755. HYLOCICHLA MUSTELINA (Gmel.). Wood Thrush. Turdus mustelinus. Turdus melodus. Geog. Dist.—Eastern United States and ..."

3. Birds of the Kansas City Region by Harry Harris (1919)
"subfamily Turdinae. Thrushes. HYLOCICHLA MUSTELINA (Gmelin). Wood Thrush. Very common summer resident. The Wood Thrush is the favorite songbird of most bird ..."

4. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1905)
"... in the same subfamily, Turdinae. As for the " character which really indicates the relationship of the birds to be included in this family " [Turdidae] ..."

5. The Balance of Nature and Modern Conditions of Cultivation: A Practical by George Abbey (1909)
"The BLACKBIRD (Turdus merula) belongs to the same family (Turdidae) as the missel and song-thrush, all included in the subfamily Turdinae, taking up its ..."

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