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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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.
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.