Artiodactyla

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Noun1.Artiodactyla - an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toesArtiodactyla - an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, even-toed ungulate - placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
family Suidae, Suidae - pigs; hogs; boars
Ruminantia, suborder Ruminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
Camelidae, family Camelidae - camels and llamas and vicunas
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1 (basalmost artiodactyls [paraphyletic]: diacodexid, primitive [unassigned, some dichobunine] dichobunid dichobunoids): Ml-3 (Ms) bunodont, triangular; metaconule unenlarged; no hypocone (Old World [OW] origin).
Like all artiodactyls, including pigs, hippos, camels, cattle and antelopes, deer have hooves with an even number of toes.
People's Choice: Meaghan Emery, "Variation in Modern Artiodactyls and Implications for Oreodont Phylogeny"
The majority appear to be attracted to the rumen contents of artiodactyls, but meat baits can attract some species (Tshikae et al.
Skeletons of terrestrial cetaceans and the relationship of whales to artiodactyls.
8 for many species of artiodactyls (Lomolino 2005) and for mammals <1 kg body mass isolated in forest islands in Denmark for 175 years.
The expressions, completely natural regarding the plants or animals (the mammal of the class of artiodactyls or the agricultural plant of the bean family) seem the nonsense regarding the humans.
Of those that could be identified to more specific taxonomic categories, pigs and wild artiodactyls (gazelle, antelope, nilgai, deer, etc.
More recent genetic research found that among artiodactyls, hippos are the cetaceans' closest living relatives.
Prothero (geology, Occidental College) and Foss (paleontologist, Bureau of Land Management) present a comprehensive volume on the evolution of artiodactyls based on current research carried out by international contributors.
Consequently, representative species of several mammalian orders, including Artiodactyls, Carnivore, Cetacea, Primates and Rodentia, have been characterized with respect to BoLA-DRB3 allelic diversity (Mikko and Anderson, 1995).
However, non-native members of these orders, as well as mammals in other orders such as artiodactyls (e.