Mammalia


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Related to Mammalia: Carnivora, class Mammalia
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Noun1.Mammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the femaleMammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
young mammal - any immature mammal
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
mammal, mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
Prototheria, subclass Prototheria - echidnas; platypus
Pantotheria, subclass Pantotheria - generalized extinct mammals widespread during the Jurassic; commonly conceded to be ancestral to marsupial and placental mammals
Metatheria, subclass Metatheria - pouched animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Ungulata - in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising all hoofed mammals; now divided into the orders Perissodactyla (odd-toed ungulates) and Artiodactyla (even-toed ungulates)
Unguiculata - in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising mammals with nails or claws; distinguished from hoofed mammals and cetaceans
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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The gigantic stature, the prodigious strength and activity, the wild ferocity, and the imitative propensities of these mammalia are sufficiently well known to all.
With respect to this latter case of correlation, I think it can hardly be accidental, that if we pick out the two orders of mammalia which are most abnormal in their dermal coverings, viz.
The Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle includes an account of the Fossil Mammalia, by Professor Owen; of the Living Mammalia, by Mr.
Of the six food categories explored, Insecta contributed with three items; Mammalia, Crustacea, and plants with two, and Anura and Aves with only one item (Table 3).
Table 1: Wildlife species population structure in study location of Kwale Forest Reserve CLASS ORDER FAMILY COMMON NAME ORDER MAMMALIA Carnivora Viverridae March mongoose African Civet Felidae Forest Gene Mustelidae Palm civet Serval Leopard Cape Clawless Otter Carnivora Carnidae Fox Mustelidae Spotted necked otter Warthog Artiodactyla Red River--hog Suidae Hippopotamu Hippopotamus Bovidae African buffalo Sitatunga Blue duker Kob, Bushbuck Primate Galagidae Dwarf Galago Cercopithedidae Mona monkey Pata monkey White-nose monkey Rodentia Sciuridae Redless Tree- Squirrle Giant forest- Cricetidae Squirrel Gambian Giant-rat.
Mammal: Any of various warm-blooded vertebrate animals of the class Mammalia, including humans.
Elements of General and Minute Anatomy of Man and the Mammalia, Added Notes and Appendix Comprising Researches on the Anatomy of the Blood, Chyle, etc.
Time to move on - before the Sportsman's Inn hunters added the head of a slightly sunburned, middle-aged Englishman to their collection of stuffed mammalia.
Class Mammalia Order Insectivora Family Soricidae (Shrews) Sorex hoyi ROM 26380 complete left P4 (Figure 1B).
Mammal follows on from DK's Animal and Earth and has just about every conceivable fact you might wish to know about mammalia, everything that anyone with an interest in the subject, from zoologists to pupils to enthusiasts, would want, presented in easily digestible, simple-to-understand language.
TOUMAI MODERN MODERN MODERN HUMAN CHIMPANZEE GORILLA KINGDOM ANIMALIA ANIMALIA ANIMALIA ANIMALIA PHYLUM CHORDATA CHORDATA CHORDATA CHORDATA CLASS MAMMALIA MAMMALIA MAMMALIA MAMMALIA ORDER PRIMATES PRIMATES PRIMATES PRIMATES FAMILY HOMINIDAE HOMINIDAE PONGIDAE PONGIDAE GENUS SAHELANTHROPUS HOMO PAN GORILLA SPECIES TCHADENSIS SAPIENS TROGLODYTES GORILLA