Troglodytidae


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Related to Troglodytidae: Fringillidae, Icteridae

Troglodytidae

[‚träg·lə′did·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The wrens, a family of songbirds in the order Passeriformes.

Troglodytidae

 

a family of birds of the order Passeriformes. The body measures 9.5-22 cm long. The coloration of most Troglodytidae is brown. The tail and wings are usually barred. There are approximately 60 species. The Troglodytidae are distributed in the Americas, primarily South America. Only the species Troglodytes troglodytes (wren, or winter wren) is widely found in the northern hemisphere. The birds inhabit forest thickets; some live in the desert or mountains. They build a closed, spherical nest; sometimes they nest in tree hollows. The birds feed on insects and spiders.

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In addition to these fairy wrens, there are other Australian wrens (family Maluridae), including the emu wrens (Stipiturus) and the grass wrens (Amytornis), which recall the common wren (family Troglodytidae) because they are small, with a long erect tail.
Las familias que mas aportan a la similitud entre unidades y ecomosaicos del paisaje fueron Emberizidae, Troglodytidae y Tyrannidae (acumulan 50% de similitud), mientras las que aportan mas a la diferencia resultan ser Trochilidae y Psittacidae (greater than or eual to] 30%, Cuadro 5).
Las familias Cracidae, Picidae, Furnariidae, Thamnophilidae, Formicariidae, Grallaridae, Rhinocryptidae y Troglodytidae se consideraron susceptibles a perturbaciones por tratarse de las primeras en desaparecer ante modificaciones al medio ambiente o por presion de caceria (Sekercioglu, 2002; Sekercioglu et al., 2002; Idrobo-Medina y GalloCajiao, 2004; Brooks y Fuller, 2006) y su presencia se considero como una medida de la calidad ambiental.
In the grassland study area only three families were recorded: Troglodytidae, represented by two species, and Hirundinidae and Emberezidae, represented by only one species each.
-- Karyotypes, new to cytology, are described for seven North American species of wrens (Troglodytidae): Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus (2n = 74), Salpinctes obsoletus (2N = 80), Catherpes mexicanus (2N = 80), Thryothorus ludovicianus (2n = 76), Thryomanes bewickii (2N = 76), Cistothorus platensis (2N = 76), and Cistothorus palustris (2N = 76).
En los dos parches dominan las especies consumidoras de insectos e invertebrados pequenos (IP), cuyas familias representativas fueron Tyrannidae, Picidae, Thamnophilidae, Parulidae, Furnariidae, Hirundinidae, Nyctibidae y Troglodytidae (30,8%).
Familia Troglodytidae Troglodytes aedon Berlepsch & Leverkuhn (ratona comun).
Potential distribution and landscape connectivity: criteria for reevaluating the threat degree of Campylorhynchus yucatanicus (Aves: Troglodytidae).
The body weight values of specialized understory insectivores including army ant followers (families Formicariidae, Furnariidae, Thamnophilidae and Troglodytidae) follow Stiles and Skutch (1989).
Las familias con menor numero de especies fueron: Odonthophoridae (Perdices), Podicipedidae (Zambullidores), Phalacrocoracidae (Cormoranes), Anhingidae (Patos-aguja), Threskiornithidae (Ibis), Pandionidae (Aguila Pescadora), Charadriidae (Caravanas y Chorlitos), Scolopacidae (Andarrios, Becasinas), Tytonidae (Lechuzas), Strigidae (Buhos), Nyctibiidae (Biemparados), Momotidae (Barranqueros), Grallariidae (Tororoi), Cotingidae (Cotingas, Fruteros) Vireonidae (Verderones - Vireos), Corvidae (Carriquies o Arrendajos), Troglodytidae (Cucaracheros), Cinclidae (Mirlos Acuaticos) y Mimidae (Sinsonte) con una especie cada una respectivamente.