Ciconiidae


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Ciconiidae

[‚si·kə′nī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The tree storks, a family of wading birds in the order Ciconiiformes.
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nigra), trying to compare the characters recorded among the species that form this genus and those with the other members of the family Ciconiidae, and determine the family relationships among the species, through the methodology of phylogenetic systematics.
nigra), of the Ciconiidae. The description of the cranial osteology was comparative by using illustrations of dorsal, ventral and lateral views.
The pattern of the temporal fossa of the Ciconiidae differs from the pattern found in the Cuculiformes (POSSO; DONATELLI, 2006), in the Alcedinidae (MENDEZ; HOFLING, 2007) and Falconidae (GUZZI et al., 2015a; 2015b), because in the species of these groups the temporal fossa is divided into two portions, as well as has the postorbital process less developed.
The phylogenetic relationships of the early miocene stork Grallavis edwadsi, with comments on the interrelationships of living Ciconiidae (Aves).
Analyses of ritualized display behaviors within two avian families (Pipridae, Prum 1990; Ciconiidae, this study) and across families within an order (Pelicaniiformes, Kennedy et al.
Comparative ethology of the Ciconiidae. The wood storks (genera Mycteria and Ibis).
Phylogeny of the avian family Ciconiidae (storks) based on cytochrome b sequences and DNA-DNA hybridization distances.
Concordance between classifications of the Ciconiidae based on behavioral and morphological data.