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Noun1.Proboscidea - in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plantsProboscidea - in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Pedaliaceae, Pedaliaceae, sesame family - the family of plants of order Polemoniales
common devil's claw, common unicorn plant, devil's claw, elephant-tusk, Proboscidea louisianica, proboscis flower, ram's horn - annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak
Martynia arenaria, Proboscidea arenaria, sand devil's claw - alternatively placed in genus Martynia
Martynia fragrans, Proboscidea fragrans, sweet unicorn plant - a herbaceous plant of the genus Proboscidea
2.Proboscidea - an order of animals including elephants and mammoths
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
proboscidean, proboscidian - massive herbivorous mammals having tusks and a long trunk
family Mammutidae, family Mastodontidae, Mammutidae - extinct family: mastodons
family Gomphotheriidae, Gomphotheriidae - elephants extinct since the Pleistocene
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139,858 Ankyrodrilus legaeus Holt, 1965 54,246 Antarctodrilus proboscidea (Brinkhurst & Fulton, 1979) 49,656 Aphelochaeta sp.
In the case of Proboscidea, ivory comes from two modified incisors that maintain the same structure, with the enamel covering only the distal extreme of the tusk (Espinoza et al., 1990: 10).
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X Hydroides elegans X *** X Hydroides gracilis X Neodexiospira eximia X Neodexiospira pseudocorrugata X Protolaeospira eximia X Serpulidae X Spirorbinae X Spionidae Boccardia proboscidea X Carazziella sp.
From the Elephantidae family and the Proboscidea order, elephants are one of the largest land animals on Earth.
Key words: Proboscidea; woolly mammoths; Mammuthus primigenius', percussion-flaked bone; radiocarbon dating; Yukon; Old Crow Basin; Klondike
The elephant under the order of Proboscidea is a nonruminant herbivore, belonging to the family with two living genera and species of elephants, Elephas maximus, of Southern Asia and Loxodonta africana, of Africa (Nowak, 1999).