suborder Ruminantia


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Related to suborder Ruminantia: Tragulidae, Artiodactyla, Bovidae, chevrotains
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suborder Ruminantia - cattlesuborder Ruminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
animal order - the order of animals
Artiodactyla, 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 toes
ruminant - any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
Antilocapridae, family Antilocapridae - comprising only the pronghorns
Cervidae, family Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
References in periodicals archive ?
Order ARTIODACTYLA Owen, 1848 Suborder RUMINANTIA Scopoli, 1777 Family GIRAFFIDAE Gray, 1821 Subfamily SIVATHERIINAE Bonanparte, 1850 Genus SIVATHERIUM Falconer and Cautley, 1835 Sivatherium sp.
Suborder Ruminantia Scopoli, 1777Family Bovidae Gray, 1821 Tribe Boselaphini Knottnerus-Meyer, 1907Genus TRAGOPORTAX Pilgrim, 1937