genus Rangifer


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Noun1.genus Rangifer - reindeer or caribougenus Rangifer - reindeer or caribou      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cervidae, family Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
caribou, Greenland caribou, Rangifer tarandus, reindeer - Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America
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That taxonomic classification, based on a relatively small and geographically limited sample, has not been revised with a larger and more representative sample since Banfield's (1961) revision of the genus Rangifer. Subsequent morphometric data (Thomas and Everson, 1982) and microsatellite DNA data (Zittlau, 2004) suggest a relatively high degree of diversity among those caribou.
A revision of the reindeer and caribou, genus Rangifer. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No.
Publication of A Revision of 1961 First review of caribou classi- the Reindeer and Caribou, fication, morphology, and Genus Rangifer (Banfield archaeological data.