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Synonyms for Artiodactyla

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

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Whales originated from aquatic artiodactyls in the Eocene epoch of India.
For biologists, the 45 or so species of deer -- many very different from each other -- are all artiodactyl ungulate ruminants of the Cervidaefamily, lacking upper incisors and a gall bladder.
1997: Characterization of microsatellite loci in caribou Rangifer tarandus, and their use in other artiodactyls.
The majority appear to be attracted to the rumen contents of artiodactyls, but meat baits can attract some species (Tshikae et al.
The follicle recruiting, selection, and dominance phases are observed in other species of artiodactyls, such as buffaloes and South American camelids (Baruselli et al.
Skeletons of terrestrial cetaceans and the relationship of whales to artiodactyls.
Holocene Artiodactyls Population Histories and Large Game Hunting in the Wyoming Basin, USA", Journal of Archaeological Science 32, pp.
Conservation within Artiodactyls of an AATA interrupt in the IGF I microsatellite for 19-35 Million years.
The expressions, completely natural regarding the plants or animals (the mammal of the class of artiodactyls or the agricultural plant of the bean family) seem the nonsense regarding the humans.
More recent genetic research found that among artiodactyls, hippos are the cetaceans' closest living relatives.
Prothero (geology, Occidental College) and Foss (paleontologist, Bureau of Land Management) present a comprehensive volume on the evolution of artiodactyls based on current research carried out by international contributors.
Consequently, representative species of several mammalian orders, including Artiodactyls, Carnivore, Cetacea, Primates and Rodentia, have been characterized with respect to BoLA-DRB3 allelic diversity (Mikko and Anderson, 1995).
However, non-native members of these orders, as well as mammals in other orders such as artiodactyls (e.
The ancestors of artiodactyls, the group that includes gazelles, cattle, and most of today's other large herbivores, appeared during this interval.
The results of a study of the patterns of a certain type of genomic change, called transposon insertions, among thirteen vertebrate species supported an earlier proposal of evolutionary trees showing that primates (human, chimpanzee, baboon) are more closely related to rodents like the mouse and rat than to carnivores like the cat and dog or artiodactyls like the cow and pig.