Definition of Suborder Clamatores

1. Noun. Used in some classification systems; a suborder or superfamily nearly coextensive with suborder Tyranni; Passeriformes having relatively simple vocal organs and little power of song; clamatorial birds.

Exact synonyms: Clamatores
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Passeriformes, Passeriformes
Derivative terms: Clamatorial

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Clamatores

suborder Alcyonacea
suborder Anisoptera
suborder Anseres
suborder Anthropoidea
suborder Blattaria
suborder Blattodea
suborder Blennioidea
suborder Brachyura
suborder Carnosaura
suborder Cephalaspida
suborder Ceratopsia
suborder Ceratosaura
suborder Charadrii
suborder Clamatores (current term)
suborder Euronithopoda
suborder Eurylaimi
suborder Gorgonacea
suborder Gorgoniacea
suborder Heteroptera
suborder Heterostraci
suborder Homoptera
suborder Hyperoartia
suborder Hyperotreta
suborder Hystricomorpha
suborder Lacertilia
suborder Lari
suborder Lemuroidea
suborder Limicolae

Literary usage of Suborder Clamatores

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

1. Bird-life; a Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman (1897)
"The Flycatchers are the only members of the suborder Clamatores in Eastern North America. They differ from the Oscines, or true Song Birds, in always having ..."

2. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"Suborder CLAMATORES. Non-melodious Passeres. As already intimated (p. 70), the essential character of this group, as distinguished from Oscines, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... to the lower suborder Clamatores. This is a state of things which exists nowhere else; for except in Australia, where a few indigenous and peculiar low ..."

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