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.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Passeriformes, Passeriformes
Derivative terms: Clamatorial
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Clamatores
Literary usage of Suborder Clamatores
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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 ..."