order Artiodactyla


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Noun1.order 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 toesorder 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 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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Antilocapridae is a family within the order Artiodactyla which is currently represented by only one species of pronghorn, Antilocapra americana, distributed from southern Canada to northern Mexico (O'Gara, 1978).
5%) Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) 2 Gray wolf (Canis lupus) * 15 Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) * 145 Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) 5 Brown bear (Ursus arctos) * 8 Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) * 32 Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) * 1 Bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) * 9 Ringed seal (Pusa hispida) * 13 Wolverine (Guio guio) * 16 Ermine (Mustela erminea) * 20 Least weasel (Mustela nivalis) * 1 American mink (Neovison vison) 1 Order Artiodactyla (11.
97 EARLY EVOLUTION, DIVERSIFICATION, AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE SUBORDERS CONSTITUTING THE MAMMALIAN ORDER ARTIODACTYLA
Phylogenetic analysis of VP1, VP2, NSP2, and NSP3 demonstrated that V585 clustered with genes of rotaviruses identified in the mammalian order Artiodactyla (bovine, ovine, and camelid) and human strains derived from zoonotic infections (Figure 2, Appendix, panels A, B, F, G, wwwnc.
Between the 19 species of mammals bred, 47% belong to the order Artiodactyla and 26% belong to the order Primates--especially the family Callithrichidae, bred exclusively by the commercial breeders for sale as pets.
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.
ALL MOOSE OF North America and Europe belong to the scientific order Artiodactyla, which designates even-toed mammals, and the family Cervidae, which includes all deer.
No documentation of grain overload in moose was found, though moose might be especially vulnerable to this condition as their mean retention time for digestion is the longest documented for cervids, and is surpassed by only 1 member of the order Artiodactyla, the Asian water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis; Stevens 1998).