Definition of Piciform. Meaning of Piciform. Synonyms of Piciform

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Definition of Piciform

Piciform
Piciform Pi"ci*form, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to Piciformes.

Meaning of Piciform from wikipedia

- consequently, the older forms appear to be more basal. A large part of Piciform evolution seems to have occurred in Europe where only Picidae occur today;...
- Ramphastos is a genus of large neotropical Piciform birds within the family Ramphastidae commonly known as toucans. Below is a list of currently recognized...
- suborder are often called "true piciforms", as the jacamars of Galbulidae and puffbirds of Bucconidae (of the other piciform suborder Galbuli) were thought...
- Capitonides is an extinct piciform from the Middle Miocene of southern Germany. C. europaeus is the only species recorded for the genus. Carroll (1988)...
- schucherti Shufeldt 1913 (Early Eocene)– coraciiform (primobucconid), piciform? †Paleophasi**** meleagroides Wetmore 1940 (Willwood Early Eocene of Bighorn...
- Galbula is the type and largest genus of the jacamar family (Galbulidae) of piciform birds, and its suborder Galbulae. Sometimes, the Piciformes are split in...
- might be an ancestral form in the piciform-coraciiform radiation. "N." kistneri seems more closely related to piciform birds. Neanis schucherti appears...
- Rupelramphastoides is an extinct piciform from the Lower Oligocene of Central Europe (Germany). Only one species are recorded for genus, Rupelramphastoides...
- and Galbulidae (jacamars). The other suborder Pici is a global group of piciforms, puffbirds and jacamars are only found in the Neotropics. It was thought...
- 501–503. Alan Feduccia (1976). "Neanis schucherti Restudied: Another Eocene Piciform Bird" (PDF). In Collected Papers in Avian Paleontology Honoring the 90th...