Pittidae

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pitta +‎ -idae

Proper noun[edit]

Pittidae

  1. A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes – the pittas.

Usage notes[edit]

Following a 2006 study, a number of species, previously in genus Pitta, were reclassified into two newly created genera.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276
  • Irestedt, M., Ohlson, J. I., Zuccon, D., Källersjö, M. & Ericson, P. G. P. (2006), “Nuclear DNA from old collections of avian study skins reveals the evolutionary history of the Old World suboscines (Aves: Passeriformes)”, in Zoologica Scripta[1], volume 35, DOI:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2006.00249.x, pages 567–580