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19c: Suborder Ruminantia

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All members of this suborder perform what type of gut fermentation?
foregut
Suborder Ruminantia is composed of the 2 infraorders _______ and ________
Tragulina Pecora
Suborder Ruminantia is most closely related to what other suborder?
Whippomorpha
Suborders Ruminantia and Whippomorpha are sometimes placed in the same clade called _______.
Cetruminantia
Infraorder ______ can be thought of as the basal ruminants
Tragulina
The chevrotains and mouse deer belong to the family ______
Tragulidae
3 genera of the family Tragulidae
Hyemoschus Moschiola Tragulus
Mouse deer genus
Tragulus
chevrotains genus
Moschiola
which genus of the family Tragulidae only contains one species?
Hyemoschus
what family contains the smallest of the artiodactyls?
Tragulidae
The infraorder _______ contains the true or advanced ruminants.
Pecora
Most families of what infraorder have a cranial ornamentation?
Pecora
Giraffe and okapi infraorder and family
Pecora Giraffidae
Ossicones and darkly hued prehensile tongues are found in what family?
Giraffidae
Giraffid dental formula
0033/3133
The pronghorn belongs to the family ______
Antilocapridae
the families Antilocapridae and Giraffidae are sometimes placed into the superfamily _______
Giraffoidea
Antilocaprid family, the pronghorn dental formula
0033/3133
common name of the second fastest land animal
pronghorn
Musk deer family
Moschidae
Members of what family possess elongated, tusk-like, upper canines that are used in conspecific competition?
Moschidae
Musk deer dental formula
0133/3133
Deer family
Cervidae
2 subfamilies of the family Cervidae, the deer
Capreolinae Cervinae
New World deer subfamily
Capreolinae
Old World deer subfamily
Cervinae
Cervidae family dental formula
0033/3133
Antelope, cattle, goat, sheep family
Bovidae
Cattle, buffalo, spiral horned antelope subfamily
Bovinae
Duikers subfamily
Cephalophinae
Oryx, roan, and sable antelope subfamily
Hippotraginae
Gazelle, saiga, and dwarf antelope subfamily
Antilopinae
Sheep, goat, musk ox, takkin subfamily
Caprinae
Reedbucks and lechwe subfamily
Reduncinae
Impala subfamily
Aepycerotinae
Reebok Subfamily
Peleinae
Wildebeest, topi subfamily
Alcelaphinae
Tibetan antelope subfamily
Pantholopinae
Family Bovidae dental formula
002-33/3133