Definition of Anseriformes. Meaning of Anseriformes. Synonyms of Anseriformes

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Definition of Anseriformes

Anseriformes
Anseriformes An`se*ri*for"mes, n. pl. (Zo["o]l.) A division of birds including the geese, ducks, and closely allied forms.

Meaning of Anseriformes from wikipedia

- Anseriformes is an order of birds that comprise about 180 living species in three families: Anhimidae (the 3 screamers), Anseranatidae (the magpie goose)...
- orders, namely the gamefowl or landfowl (Galliformes) and the waterfowl (Anseriformes). Anatomical and molecular similarities suggest these two groups are...
- Anseriformes is an order of birds belonging to the clade Galloanseres. It consists of 3 families, 58 genera and 171 living species. Extinct species ****ignment...
- torquata), also known as the crested screamer, belongs to the order Anseriformes. It is found in southeastern Peru, northern Bolivia, Paraguay, southern...
- "solan goose", although it is unrelated to the true geese, or any other Anseriformes for that matter.[citation needed] Well-known sayings about geese include:[citation...
- birds: anatomical evidence for their relationship to Anseriformes (Dromornithidae, Anseriformes)". Records of the South Australian Museum. 31: 51–97....
- Pelagornithidae (pseudo-toothed birds) and the clade Anserimorphae (the order Anseriformes and their stem-relatives). The placement of the pseudo-toothed birds...
- name Anseriformes only to the crown group formed by all modern species, and label the larger group including extinct relatives of anseriformes in the...
- The largest extant bird species, a member of the Struthioniformes, is the ostrich (Struthio camelus), from the plains of Africa and Arabia. A large male...
- system. Males within Palaeognathae (with the exception of the kiwis), the Anseriformes (with the exception of screamers), and in rudimentary forms in Galliformes...
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