family Tragulidae


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Noun1.family Tragulidae - chevrotains
mammal family - a family of mammals
Ruminantia, suborder Ruminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
chevrotain, mouse deer - very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa
genus Tragulus, Tragulus - type genus of the Tragulidae
genus Hyemoschus, Hyemoschus - water chevrotains
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The lower molars represent the M structure (Dorcatherium fold and Tragulus fold) and this reflects the affinity with the family Tragulidae and the genus Dorcatherium.
Mouse deer also known as chevrotain are small ungulates that belong to the family Tragulidae found in forests of South and Southeast Asia.
Dorcatherium is amongst the five extinct genera of the family Tragulidae alongside Dorcabune Siamotragulus Yunnanotherium and Archaeotragulus and it has a wide biogeographic distribution that includes Africa and Eurasia (Sanchez et al.