Pholidota


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Noun1.Pholidota - genus of mostly epiphytic orchids of Indonesia and the western Pacific
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
rattlesnake orchid - any of various orchids of the genus Pholidota having numerous white to brown flowers in spiraling racemes clothed in slightly inflated bracts and resembling a rattlesnake's tail
2.Pholidota - pangolins; in some former classifications included in the order Edentata
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
family Manidae, Manidae - coextensive with the order Pholidota
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Distribution pattern, population estimation and threats to the Indian pangolin Manis crassicaudata (Mammalia: Pholidota: Manidae) in and around Pir Lasura National Park, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.--J.
2005: Assessing the taxonomic status of the Palawan pangolin Manis culionensis (Pholidota) using discrete morphological characters.
2016 Camera trapping the Palawan Pangolin Manis culionensis (Mammalia: Pholidota: Manidae) in the wild.
As the determined technology developed, the PA was also detected within volatile oil from other plants, such as Herba Lysimachia paridiformis (22.54%) [5], Rhizoma Valeriana jatamansi jones (5.88%) [6], Rhizoma Nardostachys chinensis (4.5%) [7], Radix Mallotus apelta (4.48%) [8], Foliage Ficus microcarpa (4.05%) [9], Herba Pholidota cantonensis (3.60%) [10], Herba Asarum sieboldii (2.75%) [11], Herba Gendarussa vulgaris (2.68%) [12], Radix Helleborus thibetanus (0.811%) [13], Herba Sedum sarmentosum (0.53%) [14], Aquilaria agallocha (0.392%) [15], Pericardium Citri reticulatae (China: Xinhui, 0.178%; Guangxi, 0.162%; and Fujian, 0.086%) [16], Fructus Periploca forrestii Schltr.
Among these, 15 species belonged to Rodentia; two insectivores; two chiropterans; one lagomorph, 10 carnivores; four ungulates; and one Pholidota. The order Rodentia dominated the mammalian fauna of Thar Desert, followed by Carnivora, covering four talukas of Tharparkar district.
A new genus and species of pangolin (Mammalia, Pholidota) from the late Eocene of Inner Mongolia, China.
Here we use the concept prey mammals as any terrestrial species, excluding the Australian ones, not belonging to the order Carnivora (Orders Didelphimorphia, Paucituberculata, Microbiotheria, Tubulidentata, Macroscelidea, Hyracoidea, Proboscidea, Xenarthra, Scandentia, Dermoptera, Primates, Rodentia, Lagomorpha, Insectivora, Pholidota, Perissodactyla, and Artiodactyla).