What is another word for Family Formicariidae?

2 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli fˈɔːmɪkˌaɹɪˌɪdiː], [ fˈamɪli fˈɔːmɪkˌaɹɪˌɪdiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i f_ˈɔː_m_ɪ_k_ˌa_ɹ_ɪ__ˌɪ_d_iː]

Family Formicariidae is a taxonomic classification used to denote a family of birds. They are commonly known as antbirds, and comprise over 240 species. The term "antbird" is derived from the birds' preference for eating ants and other insects. The family Formicariidae includes a diverse range of species, with varying physical characteristics and habitats. Other synonyms used for this family include "antshrikes", "antvireos", "antwrens", "gnateaters" and "ovenbirds". They are predominantly found in tropical and subtropical regions of Central and South America, with some species found in the Caribbean and Mexico as well. These birds are known for their unique vocalizations and are a popular attraction for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.

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How to use "Family formicariidae" in context?

Family Formicariidae is a family of ants found in the Neotropics. They are principally native to Mexico, Central America, and South America, but some species extend their range into the United States.

The family is subdivided into five tribes: the Acridine ants, the Myrmecothoracines, the Ponerine ants, the Camponotine ants, and the Formicariini. The Acridine ants are the largest and heaviest of the family. The Ponerine ants are the smallest and have the widest range.

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