family Cervidae


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Noun1.family Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
mammal family - a family of mammals
Ruminantia, suborder Ruminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Cervus, genus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidae
genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus - North American deer
Alces, genus Alces - elk or moose
Dama, genus Dama - fallow deer
genus Rangifer, Rangifer - reindeer or caribou
genus Mazama, Mazama - brockets
genus Moschus, Moschus - musk deer
Elaphurus, genus Elaphurus - a genus of Cervidae
References in periodicals archive ?
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy that can infect mammals in the family Cervidae, which includes deer, elk, and moose, among other species.
As in Europe there are no gazelles, in European Hebrew sources from recent centuries, especially from Eastern Europe, the name tzvi was applied to the roebuck, a slender member of the family Cervidae.
Cervids are a group of animals that belong to the order Artiodactyla and the family Cervidae is distributed worldwide in a variety of biomes, although they are becoming rare in several areas of natural occurrence (MARQUES et al.