Definition of Family dendrocolaptidae

1. Noun. Woodhewers or woodcreepers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Dendrocolaptidae

family Dacninae
family Dacrymycetaceae
family Dactylopiidae
family Dactylopteridae
family Dactyloscopidae
family Danaidae
family Dasyatidae
family Dasypodidae
family Dasyproctidae
family Dasyuridae
family Dasyurinae
family Daubentoniidae
family Davalliaceae
family Delphinidae
family Dematiaceae
family Dendrocolaptidae
family Dennstaedtiaceae
family Dermestidae
family Dermochelyidae
family Desmidiaceae
family Desmodontidae
family Diapensiaceae
family Diaspididae
family Dicamptodontidae
family Dicranaceae
family Didelphidae
family Dilleniaceae
family Dinornithidae
family Diodontidae

Literary usage of Family dendrocolaptidae

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

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... family, Dendrocolaptidae. These streaked Sedge Creepers here took the place of their longer tailed cousins ..."

2. Island Life: Or, The Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras by Alfred Russel Wallace (1881)
"... the exquisite little manakins, and the gorgeously colored chatterers; the host of tree-creepers of the family Dendrocolaptidae, the wonderful toucans, ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1889)
"The following species of the family Dendrocolaptidae, so far as I can make out, appear to be undescribed. They are based on specimens in the British Museum, ..."

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