What is another word for Family Steatornithidae?

2 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli stˈiːtɔːnˌɪθɪdˌiː], [ fˈamɪli stˈiːtɔːnˌɪθɪdˌiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i s_t_ˈiː_t_ɔː_n_ˌɪ_θ_ɪ_d_ˌiː]

Synonyms for Family steatornithidae:

How to use "Family steatornithidae" in context?

The Family Steatornithidae is composed of two monotypic genera: Steatornis and Sula. Steatornis is a medium-sized stork-like bird, with a wingspan of up to 2.1 meters. Sula is a small Lowland rail, with a wingspan of just over 60 centimeters. Both species are endemic to Africa.

Steatornis was first described in 1786 by the French naturalist Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon. It is the type genus of the family Steatornithidae. The English naturalist George Edwards described Sula in 1881.

Homophones for Family steatornithidae:

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