Definition of Family Picidae

1. Noun. Woodpeckers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Picidae

family Phocidae
family Phoenicopteridae
family Phoeniculidae
family Pholadidae
family Pholidae
family Pholididae
family Phthiriidae
family Phyllidae
family Phyllocladaceae
family Phyllostomatidae
family Phyllostomidae
family Phylloxeridae
family Physeteridae
family Physidae
family Phytolaccaceae
family Picidae (current term)
family Pieridae
family Pinaceae
family Pinnotheridae
family Piperaceae
family Pipidae
family Pipridae
family Pittidae
family Plantaginaceae
family Plasmodiidae
family Plasmodiophoraceae
family Plataleidae
family Platanaceae
family Platanistidae
family Platycephalidae

Literary usage of Family Picidae

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

1. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Family PICIDAE Woodpeckers are well known birds having sharp chisel-like bills, sharply pointed and stiffened tail feathers, and strongly clawed feet with ..."

2. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"... in front and one behind; tail feathers stiff and pointed, well adapted for being used to brace against the trunk of a tree. family Picidae. Woodpeckers. ..."

3. The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 by William Leon Dawson, Lynds Jones (1903)
"Family. PICIDAE. Woodpeckers. The characters already given for the order are sufficient. I. Whole top of head red. A. Throat red. 1. ..."

4. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"Comparative tabulation of percentage of species examined, with variation in the FAMILY. Picidae Tyrannidae Icteridae ..."

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