Tinamidae


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Tinamidae

[ti′nam·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The single family of the avian order Tinamiformes.
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Cranial osteology in Tinamidae (Birds: Tinamiformes), with systematic considerations.
Elegant-crested tinamou (Eudromia elegans) belong to the family Tinamidae, which includes 47 species and 9 genera of birds native to Central and South America, and are related to ratites under the superorder Palaeognathae.
chachalaca 9 0,1 8 5,1 Tinamidae tinamus 20 0,2 3 1,9 Galliformes aves 173 1,4 0 0,0 gallinaceas Columbidae palomas 2 0,0 1 0,6 Columbidae cf.
3 (0.9) Rhynchotus rufescens 6 (1.8) Tinamidae not ident.
11.272 28.65 D Hn Tinamidae 24.208 17.91 D Hnc Crax mitu 2.669 29.91 D Hn Penelope jacquacu 30.684 15.69 D Hnc Ortalis guttata 3.347 44.84 D Hn Tabla 4.
The most hunted of the many wild game bird species are tinamous (Tinamidae), guans (Penelope), curassows (Crax), chachalacas (Ortalis), and several species of doves and quails, as well as the common turkey (Meleagris gallopavo).
& PORZECANSKI, A.L., 2004.--Tinamou (Tinamidae) systematics: A preliminary combined analysis of morphology and molecules.