from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Blyth's classification of mammals, a term proposed to distinguish the camels and llamas from the other ruminant Artiodactyla. The distinction is a good one, and has been recently insisted upon, as the structure of these animals is now better known. The term is precisely equivalent to Tylopoda or phalangigrada (which see), but it is not in use.


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