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- proper n. A taxonomic order within the superorder Laurasiatheria — the odd-toed ungulates.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A division of ungulate mammals, including those that have an odd number of toes, as the horse, tapir, and rhinoceros; -- opposed to Artiodactyla.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A suborder of Ungulata containing the odd-toed hoofed quadrupeds: distinguished from Artiodactyla.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. nonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms
Perissodactyla and all the other orders of hair-covered, milk-producing animals are grouped together in a "class," Mammalia.
Equidae is then grouped with two other families, the rhinoceroses and the tapirs, to make up an "order," Perissodactyla, the odd-toed ungulates.
Horses are members of the odd-toed ungulates, Perissodactyla.
Phylogenetic relationships of the five extant rhinoceros species (Rhinocerotidae, Perissodactyla) based on mitochondrial cytochrome b and 12S rRNA genes.
Cladistic analysis of the family Rhinocerotidae (Perissodactyla).
Most of them are 59 Chiroptera, but there are also 17 Rodentia, 11 Carnivora, 5 Edentada, 4 Marsupialia, 2 Primates, 2 Artiodactyla, 1 Perissodactyla, and 1 Lagomorpha.
The family owned a crumbly brick house and a coachman named Joseph in a coat of many colours, and a horse so old that he claimed to belong to the order of the Perissodactyla, and had toes instead of hoofs.
Species taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of the Brontotheriidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla)
Tougard C, Delefosse T, Hänni C, Montgelard C (2001) Phylogenetic relationships of the five extant rhinoceros species (Rhinocerotidae, Perissodactyla) based on mitochondrial cytochrome
Mammals of the Soviet Union: Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla.
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