For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for artiodactyl?
Header of Artiodactyla

Artiodactyla

Video footage: A cow and her calf. Domestic Asian water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Subfamily: Bovinae Tribe: Bovini Genus: Bubalus Species: B.bubalis
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun artiodactyla

What does artiodactyla mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. 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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Artiodactyla

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewIssues in Life Sciences—Cellular Biology: 2013 Edition (2013)

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 ...

Google previewA 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.

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2017)

by DK

An even-toed ungulate (order Artiodactyla) EXTERNAL FEATURES OF A HORSE Withers Crest Mane Poll Ear Forelock BACTRIAN CAMEL (Camelus ferus) An even-toed ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

I

Artiodactyla. Canidae. Suidae. Amphicyon vetus. Elotherium ingens. ilis. superbum. Hvaenodontidae. leidyanum. yaenodon horridus. Perchoerus probus. cruentus. Leptochoerus spectabilis. crucians. Nanohyus percinus. Felidae.

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare (2010)

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 ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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 ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

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 ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Artiodactyla

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Artiodactyla

Click on an item to view that photo:

Artiodactyla

Artiodactyla indet

Babes Bolyai paleontology museum

Photo credit: paleo_bear

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Set of blue wildebeest, hippo and other Artiodactyla mammal animals over white backgroundSmall photo of Head, face Zebra close-up. Artiodactyla mammals zebra in zoo cage. Wild animals savannah, prairie. selective focusSmall photo of Head, face Zebra close-up. Artiodactyla mammals zebra in zoo cage. Wild animals savannah, prairie. selective focusSmall photo of Head, face Zebra close-up. Artiodactyla mammals zebra in zoo cage. Wild animals savannah, prairie. selective focusSmall photo of Head, face Zebra close-up. Artiodactyla mammals zebra in zoo cage. Wild animals savannah, prairie. selective focusSmall photo of Head, face Zebra close-up. Artiodactyla mammals zebra in zoo cage. Wild animals savannah, prairie. selective focusSmall photo of Head, face Zebra close-up. Artiodactyla mammals zebra in zoo cage. Wild animals savannah, prairie. selective focus More...

Scrabble value of A1R1T1I1O1D2A1C3T1Y4L1A1

The value of this 12-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Share this page

Next...

Go to the thesaurus of Artiodactyla to find many related words and phrases!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary