Cuculiformes


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Cuculiformes

[kə‚kyü·lə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of birds containing the cuckoos and allies, characterized by the zygodactyl arrangement of the toes.
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Andlise filogenetica e implicacoes sistemdticas e evolutivas nos Cuculiformes (Aves) com base na osteologia, comportamento e ecologia.
Phylogenetic analysis of the Cuculidae (Aves, Cuculiformes) using behavioral and ecological characters.
Osteologia craniana dos Cuculiformes do Novo Mundo (Aves) com implicagoes sistemdticas.
Analise filogenetica e implicagoes sistematicas e evolutivas nos Cuculiformes (Aves) com base na osteologia, comportamento e ecologia.
A phylogenetic analysis of the Cuculiformes and Opisthocomus, based on post-cranial skeletal characters.
The percentage of relative abundance of all the species shows that Passeriformes (83.73%) is the dominant order in the study area followed by Columbiformes (3.40%), Cuculiformes (2.1%), Apodiformes (1.79%), Psittaciformes (1.7%), Coraciiformes (1.32%), Piciformes (0.76%), Upupiformes (0.31%), Ciconiiformes (0.24%) Strigiformes (0.12%) and Galliformes (0.10%).
Cuckoos belong to the family Cuculidae within the order Cuculiformes that also includes the Musophagidae (turacos).
(D.) nasuta presenta una distribucion cosmopolita, asi como una lista amplia de hospedadores definitivos que incluyen aves de las ordenes Galliformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes, Columbiformes, Psittacioformes, Cuculiformes, Coraciiformes, Piciformes y Passeriformes (Carreno 2008).
O genero Dispharynx foi registrado pela primeira vez em Cuculiformes, com a especie Dispharynx resticula Canavan, 1929 encontrada em Crotophaga sulcirostris Swainson, 1827, no Zoologico da Filadelfia, EUA (CANAVAN, 1929).
1) and the results were similar to several representatives of Passeriformes, Procellariiformes, Cuculiformes, Piciformes and Psittaciformes (Mindell et al., 1998; Eberhard et al., 2001; Abbott et al., 2005).