family Cervidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
mammal family - a family of mammals
Ruminantia, suborder Ruminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Cervus, genus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidae
genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus - North American deer
Alces, genus Alces - elk or moose
Dama, genus Dama - fallow deer
genus Rangifer, Rangifer - reindeer or caribou
genus Mazama, Mazama - brockets
genus Moschus, Moschus - musk deer
Elaphurus, genus Elaphurus - a genus of Cervidae
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(1.) Cervids are hoofed mammals in the family cervidae, whose males typically grow antlers that shed annually.
Later, Lydekker (1884) placed Cervus latidens into the genus Oreas (Bovidae) excluding it from the family Cervidae and adding as a new species, Cervus sivalensis to the genus Cervus.
Given that CWD affects several members of the family Cervidae, it seems reasonable to consider whether the zoonotic potential of CWD prions could be affected by factors such as CWD strain, cervid species, geographic location, and Prnp-PRNP polymorphic variation.
The conservation department recently passed regulations to combat the potential spread of chronic wasting disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disease that infects elk, deer and other species in the family cervidae, commonly known as cervids.
Five of the 20 samples tested were donkey-hide gelatins, belonging to the family Equidae, six samples were bovine-hide gelatins belonging to the family Bovidae, three samples were porcine-hide gelatins belonging to the family Suidae, three samples were deerhorn gelatins belonging to the family Cervidae, and three samples were of Tortoise shell glue, belonging to the family Emydidae.
Mitochondrial 12S rRNA based PCR- RFLP hasbeen used to differentiatepeacockfrom other poultry species [14] and nilgai from cattle and buffalo [15] as well as differentiation of different deer species belonging to the family Cervidae [16].
ORDER Family Species DIDELPHIMORPHIA Family Didelphidae Didelphis aurita Wied-Neuwied, 1826 CINGULATA Family Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus Linnaeus, 1758 CARNIVORA Family Canidae Canis lupus familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 Cerdocyon thous (Linnaeus, 1766) Family Felidae Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771) Family Procyonidae Procyon cancrivorus (G.[Baron] Cuvier, 1798) Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766) Family Mustelidae Eira barbara (Linnaeus, 1758) ARTIODACTYLA Family Cervidae Mazama gouazoubira (G.
As in Europe there are no gazelles, in European Hebrew sources from recent centuries, especially from Eastern Europe, the name tzvi was applied to the roebuck, a slender member of the family Cervidae. As we have seen, when Agnon mentions the tsvi at the banquet, he is referring to a cervid, not to the gazelle.
The taxonomic details of family Cervidae from the Siwaliks of Pakistan had been studied for more than one century but the major problem for recent studies faced by the palaeontologists is the stratigraphic analysis of fossils collecting sites.