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Noun1.Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
mammal family - a family of mammals
Ruminantia, suborder Ruminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
Bovinae, subfamily Bovinae - term not used technically; essentially coextensive with genus Bos: cattle; buffalo; and sometimes includes kudu
Bovini, tribe Bovini - term not used technically; essentially coextensive with genus Bos
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
Old World buffalo, buffalo - any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo
Bubalus, genus Bubalus, tribe Bubalus - in some classification systems included in genus Bos; water buffaloes
genus Anoa - a genus of mammals of the family Bovidae
Bibos, genus Bibos - wild ox
genus Bison - sometimes considered a subgenus of genus Bos: American buffalo
genus Ovibos, Ovibos - consisting of the musk-ox
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
Ammotragus, genus Ammotragus - genus of wild sheep
goat antelope - bovid related to goats but having antelope-like features: mountain goats; gorals; serows; chamois; gnu goats
genus Oreamnos, Oreamnos - mountain goats
Antilope, genus Antilope - blackbucks
genus Litocranius, Litocranius - antelopes of eastern Africa: gerenuks
genus Addax - genus of antelopes of northern African deserts
Connochaetes, genus Connochaetes - African antelopes: gnus
genus Madoqua, Madoqua - genus comprising some small antelopes of eastern and northeastern Africa
Alcelaphus, genus Alcelaphus - African antelopes: hartebeests
Damaliscus, genus Damaliscus - African antelopes: sassabies
Aepyceros, genus Aepyceros - African antelopes: impalas
Gazella, genus Gazella - typical gazelles
genus Strepsiceros, genus Tragelaphus, Strepsiceros, Tragelaphus - African antelopes: kudus; bongos; nyalas; bushbucks
Boselaphus, genus Boselaphus - Indian antelopes: nilgais
genus Hippotragus, Hippotragus - sable antelopes
genus Saiga - Eurasian antelopes: saigas
genus Raphicerus, Raphicerus - African antelopes: steenboks
genus Taurotragus, Taurotragus - African antelopes: elands
genus Kobus, Kobus - African antelopes: waterbucks
Adenota, genus Adenota - African antelopes: puku
genus Oryx - African antelopes: oryxes
genus Pseudoryx, Pseudoryx - species of large cow-like mammals of Vietnam discovered by scientists in 1992
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Muskoxen are considered part of the Bovidae family, which includes all the wild oxen, but they are further classified as part of the Caprinae subfamily so are considered more closely related to wild sheep and goats than wild oxen.
Texonomic Specie and Sampling Strategy: Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) specie of animal from Bovidae family was selected for this study.
Perhaps no other extant animal in North America possesses the cultural, spiritual, ecological, economic, political, and natural history attributes that are emblematic of the North American bison (Bison bison; Artiodactyla, Bovidae, Bovini; Isenberg, 1997; Sanderson et al.
The domestic buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) belong to the family bovidae, sub-family bovinae and genus bubalis.
The Phylogenetic analysis clearly indicated that yak chymosin gene belongs to Bovidae family and was highly expressed in unweaned yak.
Sardina pilchardus 3 3,49 10,3 Meat remains Gallus domesticus 27 31,4 93,1 Bones of bovidae - - - Felis catus - - - Plant remains Zea mays 5 5,81 17,2 Fruit sp1.
The hair has been morphologically identified in a separate study as belonging to the Bovidae family of cloven-hoofed, ruminant mammals, and preliminary results suggest a close resemblance to domestic cow (Bos taurus) (Kirkinen, 2015).
For this reason, the horns of the bovidae family as the gods of fertility were representative of great mother as well (15, 16).
de atropellos Clase Mammalia Didelphidae Chucha comun Didelphis 223 marsupialis Canidae Perro domestico Canis lupus 65 familiaris Zorro Cerdocyon thous 1 Felidae Gato domestico Felis catus 31 Tigrillo Leopardus tigrinus 2 Muridae Raton Rata Mus musculus 17 Rattus norvegicus 2 Dasypodidae Armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus 6 Mustelidae Chucuro Mustela frenata 3 Bovidae Vaca/Toro Bos indicus 1 Phyllostomidae Murcielago Artibeus sp.
11 32 Moose (Aires alces) 11 Unknown Cervidae 4 16 Bovidae 3 4% 12 14% Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) 2 11 Mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) 1 Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) 1 Antilocapridae 1 1% Pronghorn (Antilocapridae americana) 1 Equidae 1 1% Domestic Horse (Equus ferns) 1 Small Prey Sciuridae 2 3% 34 40% Marmot (Marmota spp.
In total 19 ungulate species belonging to four families namely Moschidae Cervidae Bovidae and Equidae inhabit Himalayas (Bhatnagar 1993).
Taxonomically, according to the system used by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), I am talking about organisms classified as: Animalia, Chordata, Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla, Bovidae.