family Anatidae


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Synonyms for family Anatidae

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Five of these high-risk host species were members of the family Anatidae order Anseriformes.
Let us begin our analysis of the semantic evolution of goose with the historically primary sense of the word, which is employed as 'a general name for the birds of the family Anatidae, usually larger than a duck, and smaller than a swan, including Anser and several allied genera' (see the OED dictionary).
falcinellus (Linnaeus), glossy ibis I R Family Ciconiidae (storks) Mycteria americana Linnaeus, wood stork S R Family Cathartidae (American vultures) Cathartes aura (Linnaeus), turkey vulture I C Coragyps atratus (Bechstein), black vulture S R Order Anseriformes (swans, geese, and ducks) Family Anatidae (swans, geese and ducks) Aix sponsa (Linnaeus), wood duck I C Anas acuta Linnaeus, northern pintail I O A.
They are all members of the avian family Anatidae, which includes ducks, geese, mergansers, teal, and other waterfowl.
These wetlands are very important wintering areas for waterfowl, particularly family Anatidae.
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