Cochleariidae

Cochleariidae

[‚kōk·lē·ə′rī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of birds in the order Ciconiiformes composed of a single species, the boatbill.
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This vinculum is absent in Accipitridae, Pandion, Falco, Ardeidae, Cochleariidae, Cuculidae, Upupa, Dendrocopos, Coracias, and all passerine birds thus far studied (Hudson 1948, George and Berger 1966, Vanden Berge 1970, Raikow 1987).