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  • proper n. A taxonomic suborder within the order Carnivora — the pandas, dogs, skunks, walruses, sea lions, seals, racoons, and bears..

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Canis ("genus of dogs") + Latin -formia

Examples

  • Basically, the carnivorous mammals can be divided into two large groups: the Feliformia (cat-form) and the Caniformia (dog-form).

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  • Chordata | subphylum = Vertebrata | class = Mammalia | order = Carnivora | suborder = Caniformia

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