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Synonyms for Meropidae

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Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis) is a species of bird in the family Meropidae.
Hitherto, no complete mitogenomic data was reported in the family Meropidae, which has more than 20 species (Dickinson, 2003).
viridis) of avian family Meropidae and investigated the placement of M.
Four of these families are to be found in Mediterranean climates: two, the Alcedinidae, or kingfishers, and the Meropidae, or bee-eaters, are closely allied to the Todidae and the Momotidae of the West Indies and tropical America.