Cloning and characterisation of the gene encoding red deer (Cervus elaphus) growth hormone: implications for the molecular evolution of growth hormone in artiodactyls
In the animal kingdom, artiodactyls
have an even number of what?
Rich number of Hipparion and artiodactyls
are present in this Formation.
Differential mesowear in the maxillary and mandibular cheek dentition of some artiodactyls
Whales, by contrast, are not related to the pinnipeds, as Lamont speculated, and instead derived from aquatic artiodactyls
(even-toed ungulates) in southern Asia (Thewissen et al.
Characterization of microsatellite loci in caribou Rangifer tarandus, and their use in other artiodactyls
1 (basalmost artiodactyls
[paraphyletic]: diacodexid, primitive [unassigned, some dichobunine] dichobunid dichobunoids): Ml-3 (Ms) bunodont, triangular; metaconule unenlarged; no hypocone (Old World [OW] origin).
On the other hand, the diets of the two largest species of Neotropical cats, the puma, Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771) and the jaguar, Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758), consist largely of artiodactyls
, large rodents and armadillos (Iriarte et al.
Amongst the artiodactyls
certain bovids (Protragocerus, Miotragocerus), suids (Listriodon, Hyotherium, Parachleuastochoerus) and cervids (Euprox) went extinct.
Like all artiodactyls
, including pigs, hippos, camels, cattle and antelopes, deer have hooves with an even number of toes.
from the Seymour Formation of Knox County, Texas.
People's Choice: Meaghan Emery, "Variation in Modern Artiodactyls
and Implications for Oreodont Phylogeny"