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Definition of the noun alces

What does alces mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. elk or moose


Alces is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original papers on the biology and management of moose throughout their circumpolar distribution, as well as other ungulate or carnivore species that overlap their range. It has been edited in published in Lakehead University since 1978. A single volume per year is published; a volume has one or sometimes two issues, with occasional supplements.

Phrases with Alces

Phrases starting with the word Alces:

  1. alces alces
  2. Alces gigas
  3. Alces Americanus
  4. Alces alces alces
  5. Alces alces gigas
  6. Alces pfizenmayeri

Phrases ending with the word Alces:

  1. genus alces
  2. Cervus alces
  3. Gnathia alces
  4. Acropora Alces
  5. Ceraclea Alces
  6. Kennetus Alces
  7. Ozoliarus Alces
  8. Platypria Alces
  9. Gymnophora Alces
  10. Rachispoda Alces
  11. Athripsodes alces
  12. Canis lupus alces
  13. Gnathonemus Alces
  14. Berlesezetes alces

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Google previewThe Canadian Naturalist and Geologist (1857)

In the arrangement of the deer, in the English Encyclopaedia of Natural History, just published, the European elk is called Alces malchis, and the editors appear to regard the American moose as the same species. Perhaps it is ; but as it has ...

Google previewGuide to the Mammals of Pennsylvania (1987)

by Joseph F. Merritt, Ruth Anne Matinko

alces is a good wader and swimmer and ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Evolution by Douglas J. Futuyma, ISBN 9780878932238 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alces is a peerreviewedscientific ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Mammals (2006)

by Murray Wrobel

major Alcelaphus buselaphus swaynei Artiodactyla - Bovidae Swayne Hartebeest Somali-Kuhantilope Bubale de Swayne Alcelaphus buselaphus tora Artiodactyla - Bovidae Tora Hartebeest Tora Bubale tora Alces Artiodactyla - Cervidae e ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats (2004)

A Comprehensive Guide to the Trackable Animals of the United States and Canada by Len McDougall

New World Moose (Alces alces) The largest member of the deer family, the American moose is actually the same animal as the elk found in Finland, Sweden , and across northern Russia. It was apparently misnamed because the first explorers ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (2000)

by Vin T. Sparano

(Alces. alces). RANGE: The Alaska-Yukon moose is found in the Alaska and Yukon peninsulas; the Canada moose is found in every Canadian province and in sections of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Maine; the Wyoming, or Shiras , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ukraine (2016)

Volume IV: Ph-Sr by Danylo Husar Struk

Among the forests of Polisia the richest fauna is found in the mixed forests, which contain the lynx, wolf, forest marten, chamois, fox, squirrel, weasel, ermine, wild boar, and bear and are visited by the elk (Alces alces, now very rare) from the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

verae,Alces sp., Bisonsp.,and others. The northernmostfindingof Homotherium in Asia is associatedwiththis fauna.In Eastern Siberia,the Aldanfauna includeda ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use

Alces Malchis or Cervus Alces, the largest existing species of the Cervidte or deer fam. It is found in Europe and Asia, but chiefly in North America, where it is called the Moose or Moose-deer. Elke. Cygnus ferus, the wild swan or hooper. Ell , el.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography (2010)

by Barney Warf

moose (Alces alces) , and elk (Cervus elaphus), as well as smaller herbivorous boreal species such as ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (2006)

by David Mcfarland

see Gastropoda marine, see Mollusca monkeys, see Simiae vervet, see Cercopitliecus aethiops moorhens, see Gallinula chloropus moose, see Alces alces Mormyridae 60 Motacilla sp. 177 moths, see Catocala antinympha and Lepidoptera ...

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