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Definition of the noun artiodactyla
What does artiodactyla mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Artiodactyla: order Artiodactyla
- more generic term: animal order = the order of animals
- member of: Eutheria / subclass Eutheria = all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
- artiodactyl mammal / even-toed ungulate / artiodactyl = placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
- family Suidae / Suidae = pigs; hogs
- family Tayassuidae / Tayassuidae = peccaries
- family Hippopotamidae / Hippopotamidae = hippopotami
- suborder Ruminantia / Ruminantia = cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes
- family Camelidae / Camelidae = camels and llamas and vicunas
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Artiodactyla
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Artiodactyla is a large taxon represented by about 200 living species ranked in 10 families.” Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Veterinary Research Institute, “Cetacea are classified into 13 families with almost 80 ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Cervoidea (order *Artiodactyla, infraorder...
and are descended from early *Artiodactyla, probably more closely related to hippopotamus (*Hippopotamidae) than to other groups.
Ultimate Visual Dictionary (2017)
An even-toed ungulate (order Artiodactyla) EXTERNAL FEATURES OF A HORSE Withers Crest Mane Poll Ear Forelock BACTRIAN CAMEL (Camelus ferus) An even-toed ...
Artiodactyla. Canidae. Suidae. Amphicyon vetus. Elotherium ingens. ilis. superbum. Hvaenodontidae. leidyanum. yaenodon horridus. Perchoerus probus. cruentus. Leptochoerus spectabilis. crucians. Nanohyus percinus. Felidae.
A Dictionary of Science (2017)
by Jonathan Law
Artiodactyla. An order of hooved mammals comprising the eventoed ungulates, in which the third and fourth digits are equally developed and bear the weight of the body. The order traditionally includes cattle and other ruminants (see ...
by Bernard Wood
Artiodactyla. The mammalian order that includes all of the taxa with an even number of hoofed toes. Artiodactyls are terrestrial and largely herbivorous, although some artiodactyl taxa (e.g., the ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)
latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith
Elotherium mortoni Artiodactyla. Suidae. Elotherium ingens. super bum. Icidyanum. Perchoerus probus. Leptochcerus spectabilia. Nanohyus percinus. Anthracothenda;. Hyopotamus americanus. Anoplotheridce. Titanotherium prouti.
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
ARTIODACTYLA (Mammalia). Hoofed animals which retain an even number of toes, the axis of the foot passing between the third and fourth digits. In older terminology, the term even-toed ungulates was used. Organization of the Artiodactyla ...
by D. S. Mills, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde
Name Order Family Genus Species Habitat Llama Artiodactyla Camelidae Lama Lama glama Linnaeus 1758 Central Andes of Peru, W. Bolivia, N.E. Chile, N.W. Argentina Guanaco Artiodactyla Camelidae Lama Lama guanicoe Muller 1776 ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
Artiodactyla [ahr′′te-o-dak't-l] theanimal orderof even-toed ungulates. Containsthe families Antilocapridae (pronghorn antelope), Bovidae (antelope, wild cattle, bison, buffalo, wildgoats, wild sheep),Camelidae(camels, guanacos, llamas ...
Although the structure of the feet forms the prime distinction between the Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla, there are many other points of difference between the two groups, a few of which may be mentioned. As regards the teeth, the premolars ...
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The value of this 12-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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