Definition of Dendrocolaptidae
1. Noun. Woodhewers or woodcreepers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Suborder Tyranni, Tyranni
Member holonyms: Dendrocolaptes, Genus Dendrocolaptes, Tree Creeper, Wood-creeper, Woodcreeper, Woodhewer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dendrocolaptidae
Literary usage of Dendrocolaptidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1911)
"... dendrocolaptidae).—NEWTON, Diet. Birds, pt. iv,, 985. <. ... part+Furnariidae+dendrocolaptidae). ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1877)
"... whole families of birds — as the dendrocolaptidae — are brown ; while among butterflies the numerous species of Lycaena are all more or less blue, ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"This is one of the commonest Tree- Creepers (dendrocolaptidae) over the wooded uplands of Costa Rica. The individuals of the species that came under ..."
4. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"... dendrocolaptidae. With regard to the genera of Passeres, common to the two worlds, when we have excepted the truly cosmopolitan forms Turdus, Hirundo, ..."
5. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... and have loud voices owing to their tracheal syrinx (p. 22). Fam. IX. dendrocolaptidae.—This group, with over 200 species, occupies the Neotropical ..."