Brachypteraciidae


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Brachypteraciidae

[brə‚kip·ter·ə′sī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The ground rollers, a family of colorful Madagascan birds in the order Coraciiformes.
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Four of the 6 endemic avian families or subfamilies (Bernieridae, Brachypteraciidae, Philepittinae [Eurylaimidae], and Vangidae) were sampled and found to be parasitized.