Artiodactyla


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Ar·ti·o·dac·ty·la

(ar'ti-ō-dak'ti-lă),
An order of even-toed ungulates having either two or four digits, with the axis between the third and fourth; for example, pig and hippopotamus with four; camel, deer, giraffe, antelope, and cow with two.
[G. artios, even in number, + daktylos, finger]

Artiodactyla

the even-toed ungulates (i.e. animals possessing hoofs with two or four toes), such as cattle, pigs, deer and camel. Compare PERISSODACTYLA.

Artiodactyla

the animal order of artiodactylids. Contains the families Antilocapridae (proghorn antelope), Bovidae (antelope, wild cattle, bison, buffalo, wild goats, wild sheep), Camelidae (camels, guanacos, llamas, alpacas, vicuñas), Cervidae (moose, elk), Giraffidae (giraffe, okapi) and Tragulidae (mouse deer).
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Com a ausencia de formas intermediarias, a origem da Ordem Artiodactyla e ainda um enigma, diferentemente do Equus caballusem que todos os elos foram encontrados.
2006) mencionaron que hay una tesis sobre Artiodactyla realizada en el departamento de Putumayo y un estudio relacionado con la danta Tapirus terrestris (Perissodactyla), no fue posible localizar dichas fuentes.
Esta situacion se hace todavia mas evidente cuando se considera la representacion taxonomica luego de la realizacion de remontajes mecanicos (Figura 4), dado que se reduce Notoriamente la cantidad de especimenes asignados a Artiodactyla, sugiriendo que la mayoria de los especimenes recuperados pertenecian originalmente a la familia Camelidae cuyo MNI corresponde a un solo individuo (Tabla 3).
ALL MOOSE OF North America and Europe belong to the scientific order Artiodactyla, which designates even-toed mammals, and the family Cervidae, which includes all deer.
1993b): Cuatro formas de Artiodactyla del yacimiento Eoceno de Mazateron (Soria, Cuenca del Duero, Espana).
En el grupo de individuos Tayassu tajacu del Orden Artiodactyla se observo huevos del nematodo Physocephalus spp.
Order Family Taxon Primates Cercopithecidae Macuca fascicularis Pholidota Manidae Manis culionensis Carnivora Felidae Prionailurus bengalensis Mustelidae Amblonyx cinereus Mephitidae Mydaus marchei Herpestidae Herpestes brachyurus Viverridae Paradoxurus hermaphroditus Arctictis binturong Artiodactyla Cervidae Axis/Cervus spp.
No documentation of grain overload in moose was found, though moose might be especially vulnerable to this condition as their mean retention time for digestion is the longest documented for cervids, and is surpassed by only 1 member of the order Artiodactyla, the Asian water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis; Stevens 1998).
The only Artiodactyla seen in this area was the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus; Cervidae; Table 4).
Contributors discuss George Gaylord Simpson and the history of paleomammalogy, anatomical evidence for superordinal/ordinal eutherian taxa in the cretaceous, molecular evidence for major placental clades, insectivoran-grade placentals, and characteristics of macroscelidea & tubulidentata, paenungulata, xenarthra & pholidota, euarchonta, glires, chiroptera, carnivora, perissodactyla, artiodactyla, and cetacea.
Synopsis Antlered antics after a flying and talking Alces alces, a member of the Cervidae family of the order of artiodactyla (even-toed ungulates), that's a moose to you, crashes through young Bertil's roof.
Even-toed ungulates belong to the order Artiodactyla.