charadriiform

cha·rad·ri·i·form

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  • charadriiform — kəˈradrēəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: New Latin Charadriiformes : of or relating to Charadriiformes or to Charadrii …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Gruiformes — Taxobox name = Gruiformes image width = 240px image caption = Crested Crane, Balearica regulorum gibbericeps regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves infraclassis = Neognathae ordo = Gruiformes ordo authority = Bonaparte, 1854… …   Wikipedia

  • Gull — Taxobox name = Gulls image width = 250px image caption = Black headed Gull regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes subordo = Lari familia = Laridae familia authority = Vigors, 1825 subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

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