Phaethontiformes

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Translingual[edit]

Phaethon rubricauda

Etymology[edit]

Phaethon +‎ -iformes

Proper noun[edit]

Phaethontiformes

  1. A taxonomic order within the class Aves — tropicbirds.

Usage notes[edit]

Phaethontidae was formerly classified within Pelecaniformes.

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References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: