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56 terms
Mammalogy
Least Shrew
Black tailed Prairie Dog
Ord's Kangaroo Rat
Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel
Cryptotis parva
Cynomys ludovicianus
Dipodomys ordii
Spermophilis tridecemlineatus
Least Shrew
Cryptotis parva
Black tailed Prairie Dog
Cynomys ludovicianus
267 terms
Mammalogy
What 2 families comprise the Monotrema…
What are some derived characters of mo…
Reproduction in monotremes
ingroup
Ornythorhynchidae (platypus) and Tachyglossidae
1) Rostrum covered with mechanoreceptors and/or electrorecept…
-combo of ancestral and derived traits... -have cloaca... -testis a…
group under study
What 2 families comprise the Monotrema…
Ornythorhynchidae (platypus) and Tachyglossidae
What are some derived characters of mo…
1) Rostrum covered with mechanoreceptors and/or electrorecept…
68 terms
Mammalogy
Soricomorpha
Chiroptera
Lagomorpha
Rodentia
Shrews, moles, hedgehogs; insectivorous/carnivorous; smallest…
Bats;... only true flying mammals;... Myotis is largest genus;... inse…
Rabbits, hares, pikas;... not rodents;
Squirrels, mice, voles, beavers, gophers, porcupines;... Sciurid…
Soricomorpha
Shrews, moles, hedgehogs; insectivorous/carnivorous; smallest…
Chiroptera
Bats;... only true flying mammals;... Myotis is largest genus;... inse…
668 terms
Mammalogy
Myotis
Lasionycteris noctivagans
Lasiurus
Eptesicus fuscus
skull:Vespertilionidae long palate, 2 upper incisors, 6 postc…
skull:Vespertilionidae short palate, 2 upper incisors, 5 post…
skull:Vespertilionidae long palate, 1 upper incisor,5 postcan…
skull:Vespertilionidae long palate, 2 upper incisors, 4 postc…
Myotis
skull:Vespertilionidae long palate, 2 upper incisors, 6 postc…
Lasionycteris noctivagans
skull:Vespertilionidae short palate, 2 upper incisors, 5 post…
37 terms
Mammalogy
Didelphis virginiana
Didelphidae
Didelphimorpha
Soricomorpha
Virginia opossum
Family for Virginia opossum
Order for Virginia opossum
Order for shrews and moles
Didelphis virginiana
Virginia opossum
Didelphidae
Family for Virginia opossum
Mammalogy
basisphenoid
Basioccipital
Presphenoid
heterodont
basisphenoid
Basioccipital
25 terms
Mammalogy
Didelphimorpha, Didelphis virginiana
Xenarthra, Dasypus novemcinctus
Lagomorpha, Lepus alleni
Lagomorpha, Lepus californicus
Order, Scientific Name
Order, Scientific Name
Order, Scientific Name
Order, Scientific Name
Didelphimorpha, Didelphis virginiana
Order, Scientific Name
Xenarthra, Dasypus novemcinctus
Order, Scientific Name
Mammalogy
Echidna
Duck-billed platypus
Virginia Opossum
Shrew of rat opossum
Monotremata tachyglossidae
Monotremata ornithorhynchidae
Didelphimorphia didelphidae
Paucituberculata caenolestidae
Echidna
Monotremata tachyglossidae
Duck-billed platypus
Monotremata ornithorhynchidae
95 terms
Mammalogy
Ambulatory
Plantigrade
Graviportal
Cursorial
Mammals locomote almost exclusively by walking
Weight rests on entire sole of foot
Limbs designed primarily for carrying weight (elephant)
Mammals that spend much of their time running
Ambulatory
Mammals locomote almost exclusively by walking
Plantigrade
Weight rests on entire sole of foot
22 terms
Mammalogy
coyote
gray fox
red fox
wolf
Canis latrans
Urocyon cinereoargenteus
Vulpes vulpes
Canis lupus
coyote
Canis latrans
gray fox
Urocyon cinereoargenteus
41 terms
Mammalogy
monotremata, ornithorhynchidae, ornith…
monotremata, tachyglossidae, tachyglos…
monotremata, tachyglossidae, zaglossus
metatheria, didelphimorphia, didelphid…
order, family and genus
order, family and genus
has long beak order, family, genus
, infraclass, order, family, genus
monotremata, ornithorhynchidae, ornith…
order, family and genus
monotremata, tachyglossidae, tachyglos…
order, family and genus
21 terms
Mammalogy
Sciuromorph
Myomorph
Hystricomorph
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Squirrel shaped
mouse shaped
porcupine shaped
American red squirrel (Sciuridae)
Sciuromorph
Squirrel shaped
Myomorph
mouse shaped
153 terms
Mammalogy
Monotremata... Ornithorhynchidae
Monotremata... Tachyglossidae
Didelphimorphia... Didelphidae
Didelphimorphia... Didelphidae... Didelphi…
Ducklike skull
No teeth... Large gap in palate... Short nose (compared to other an…
Sharp canines... 5/4 incisors (compared to Dasyuridae 4/4)
Gray fur... Black rounded eyes... Naked tale
Monotremata... Ornithorhynchidae
Ducklike skull
Monotremata... Tachyglossidae
No teeth... Large gap in palate... Short nose (compared to other an…
106 terms
Mammalogy
Convergent evolution
Speciation
Monophyl
Polyphyly
Organisms not closely related, independently evolve similar t…
New species arise from existing species.
Forms a clade which consists of the ancestors and descendants.
Group of organisms whose last common ancestor is not a member…
Convergent evolution
Organisms not closely related, independently evolve similar t…
Speciation
New species arise from existing species.
80 terms
Mammalogy
Evening Bat
Short tailed shrew
Bicolored shrew
Eurasian water shrew
Nycticeius humeralis
Blarina brevicauda
crocidura leucodon
Neomys fodiens
Evening Bat
Nycticeius humeralis
Short tailed shrew
Blarina brevicauda
58 terms
Mammalogy
Biogeography
Zoogeography
Historical biogeography
Species range
the study of the distribution of organisms both living and ex…
a branch of biogeography concerned with the geographic distri…
the study of changes in species' ranges over evolutionary time
the complete area of the Earth over which individuals of a pa…
Biogeography
the study of the distribution of organisms both living and ex…
Zoogeography
a branch of biogeography concerned with the geographic distri…
11 terms
Mammalogy
(Pilosa) Bradypodidae
(Pilosa) Megalonychidae
(Pilosa) Myrmecophagidae
(Cingulata) Dasypodidae
Three-toed sloth
Two-toed sloth
Anteaters
Armadillos
(Pilosa) Bradypodidae
Three-toed sloth
(Pilosa) Megalonychidae
Two-toed sloth
Mammalogy
Eastern Red Bat
Hoary Bat
Little Brown Bat
Big Brown Bat
Lasiurus borealis
Lasiurus cinereus
Myotis lucifugus
Eptesicus fuscus
Eastern Red Bat
Lasiurus borealis
Hoary Bat
Lasiurus cinereus
118 terms
Mammalogy
Virginia opossum
Pronghorn
Bison
Muskox
Order: Didelphimorphia... Family: Didelphidae... Genus species: Ded…
Order: Artiodactyla... Family: Antilocapridae... Genus species: Ant…
Order: Artiodactyla... Family: Bovidae... Genus species: Bison bison
Order: Artiodactyla... Family: Bovidae... Genus species: Ovibus mos…
Virginia opossum
Order: Didelphimorphia... Family: Didelphidae... Genus species: Ded…
Pronghorn
Order: Artiodactyla... Family: Antilocapridae... Genus species: Ant…
28 terms
Mammalogy
Virginia opossum
Sebaceous gland
Hair structure
Endothermy
Diadelphis virginiana
Lubricates skin, hair
Draw and label
Maintain stable body temp thru metabolic activity, fat storag…
Virginia opossum
Diadelphis virginiana
Sebaceous gland
Lubricates skin, hair
146 terms
mammalogy
hystricomorpha
squiromorpha
castorimorpha
myomorpha
hystricognath rodents
squirrels, door mice, and relatives
beavers, gophers, kangaroo rats, pocket pice, and relatives
mice, rats, jerjobas, gerbils, and relatives
hystricomorpha
hystricognath rodents
squiromorpha
squirrels, door mice, and relatives
31 terms
Mammalogy
Didelphis virginiana
Blarina carolinensis
Scalopus aquaticus
Myotis velifer
Virginia opossum
Southern short-tailed shrew
Eastern mole
Cave myotis
Didelphis virginiana
Virginia opossum
Blarina carolinensis
Southern short-tailed shrew
43 terms
Mammalogy
Bear Family
Black bear
Grizzly bear
Raccoon
Ursidae
Carnivora... Ursidae... Ursus americanus
Carnivora... Ursidae... Ursus arctos
Carnivora... Procyonidae... Procyon lotor
Bear Family
Ursidae
Black bear
Carnivora... Ursidae... Ursus americanus
200 terms
Mammalogy
What do all mammals have in common?
What are the three major groups of mam…
Anapsid
euryapsid
-vertebrates, homeotherms, air-breathing... -Lactation... -unique a…
monotremes, Marsupials and Placentals
stem reptiles (turtles)
extinct marine reptiles
What do all mammals have in common?
-vertebrates, homeotherms, air-breathing... -Lactation... -unique a…
What are the three major groups of mam…
monotremes, Marsupials and Placentals
46 terms
Mammalogy
Masked Shrew
Virginia Opossum
Short-Tailed Shrew
Star-Nosed Mole
-Widely distributed across northern North America... -Very commo…
-Southern Species, absent from area prior to 1800... -HABITAT: p…
Habitat: ranges throughout the whole great lakes region. most…
Habitat: ranges further north than any other mole. prefers we…
Masked Shrew
-Widely distributed across northern North America... -Very commo…
Virginia Opossum
-Southern Species, absent from area prior to 1800... -HABITAT: p…
18 terms
Mammalogy
Metatheria
Metatheria - Diprotodontia
Metatheria - didelphidae
Metatheria - dasyuromorphia
Marsupials
Koalas, kangaroos, wombats
American opossums, mouse opossum
Tasmanian devil
Metatheria
Marsupials
Metatheria - Diprotodontia
Koalas, kangaroos, wombats
81 terms
Mammalogy Lab
Canis latrans (Canidae)
Canis lupus (Canidae)
Vulpes vuples (Canidae)
Vulpes velox (Canidae)
coyote
gray wolf
red fox
swift fox
Canis latrans (Canidae)
coyote
Canis lupus (Canidae)
gray wolf
10 terms
Mammalogy Lab
sternum
sternebrae
manubrium
posterior zygapophyses
front, extending bone of rib cage
back, extending bone of rib cage
sternum
front, extending bone of rib cage
sternebrae
33 terms
Mammalogy
Order Monotremata
Didelphimorphia
paucituberculata
Microbiotheria
one/opening ; 2 fam, 5 species... echidnas (4 species), duck-bil…
double/uteri/form; 1 fam, 89 species ... opossums... most generaliz…
few/little knobs; 1 fam, 6 species ... shrew opposums or rat opp…
small/life/mammal; 1 fam, 1 species... monito del monte (little…
Order Monotremata
one/opening ; 2 fam, 5 species... echidnas (4 species), duck-bil…
Didelphimorphia
double/uteri/form; 1 fam, 89 species ... opossums... most generaliz…
178 terms
Mammalogy
Dermoptera-Cynocephalidae
Scandentia-Tupaiidae
Primates-Cheirogaleidae
Primates-Lorisidae
-comb-like (pectinate) incisors... -huge diastema between upper…
-very thin postorbital bar... -hole in zygomatic arch
-primate... -upper incisors long (look like hooves)
-primate... -rostrum short... -well-defined temporal ridges... -broad…
Dermoptera-Cynocephalidae
-comb-like (pectinate) incisors... -huge diastema between upper…
Scandentia-Tupaiidae
-very thin postorbital bar... -hole in zygomatic arch
12 terms
Mammalogy
Aardark
Armadillo pelvic girdle
Armadillo
Elephant shrew
Orycteropidae
Xenarthrous vertebra
Dastpodidae
Macroscelididae
Aardark
Orycteropidae
Armadillo pelvic girdle
Xenarthrous vertebra
Mammalogy
Lynx rufus
Puma concolor
Canis latrans
Urocyon cinereoargenteus
G5-S4
G5-S1
G5-S5
G5-S4
Lynx rufus
G5-S4
Puma concolor
G5-S1
15 terms
Mammalogy
Tamias minimus
Tamias striatus
Marmota monax
Spermophilus franklinii
Least chipmunk
Eastern chipmunk
Woodchuck
Franklins ground squirrel
Tamias minimus
Least chipmunk
Tamias striatus
Eastern chipmunk
45 terms
Mammalogy
Mammalian Uteruses
Male Reproductive System
Precocial
Altricial
Simplex- one cervix to uterus then 2 ovaries. (Humans, primat…
most have baculum (os penis); scrotum with testes... allows sper…
hatched or born in an advanced state and able to feed itself…
hatched or born in an undeveloped state and requiring care an…
Mammalian Uteruses
Simplex- one cervix to uterus then 2 ovaries. (Humans, primat…
Male Reproductive System
most have baculum (os penis); scrotum with testes... allows sper…
33 terms
mammalogy
Cloaca
Corpus Callosum
Family Ornithorhynchidae
Family Tachyglossidae
common opening for the urinary, reproductive and digestive sy…
monotremes and marsupials lack this structure of nerve fibers…
semifossorial and semi aquatic, have a bill with elecrorecept…
echidna
Cloaca
common opening for the urinary, reproductive and digestive sy…
Corpus Callosum
monotremes and marsupials lack this structure of nerve fibers…
50 terms
Mammalogy
Monotremata
Didelphimorphia
Diprotodontia
Erinaceamorpha
AU... platypus, echidnas
NW... Opossums
AU... Koalas, possums, kangaroos, wombats
WW ex AUS... Hedgehogs
Monotremata
AU... platypus, echidnas
Didelphimorphia
NW... Opossums
Mammalogy
Monotremata
Tachyglossidae
Ornithorhynchidae
Metatheria
Egg laying mammals
Echidnas
Platypus
Marsupials
Monotremata
Egg laying mammals
Tachyglossidae
Echidnas
367 terms
Mammalogy
Cranial Anatomy
mammalian tooth elements
lower skull elements
limb position
2 occipital condyles... single dentary bones
heterodonts
axis, atlas
below the skeleton
Cranial Anatomy
2 occipital condyles... single dentary bones
mammalian tooth elements
heterodonts
30 terms
Mammalogy
Monotremata
Didelphimorphia
Paucituberculata
Microbiotheria
Platypus & Echidnas... Australia and New Guinea... Egg-laying
Opossums... North and South America... Mother only has 13 teats but…
Shrew or Rat Opossums... South America... Two vaginas and two prong…
Monito del monte... South America... Monogamous mating
Monotremata
Platypus & Echidnas... Australia and New Guinea... Egg-laying
Didelphimorphia
Opossums... North and South America... Mother only has 13 teats but…
31 terms
Mammalogy
Didelphis virginiana
Sorex arcticus
Sorex cinereus
Blarina brevicauda
Virginia opossum
Arctic shrew
Masked shrew
Short-tailed shrew
Didelphis virginiana
Virginia opossum
Sorex arcticus
Arctic shrew
10 terms
Mammalogy
Acromion process of the scapula
Glenoid fossa
Coracoid process of the scapula
Pollux
Where the clavical extends from on the scapula and goes to th…
Shoulder socket
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Thumb
Acromion process of the scapula
Where the clavical extends from on the scapula and goes to th…
Glenoid fossa
Shoulder socket
20 terms
MAMMALOGY
mammalia
protheria
theria
ornithodelphia
class of mammals
subclass of extinct mammals
subclass of modern mammals
infraclass of the modern egg layers
mammalia
class of mammals
protheria
subclass of extinct mammals
12 terms
MAMMALOGY
Canis latrans
Canis lupus
Vulpes velox
Vulpes vulpes
Coyote
Gray Wolf
Swift fox
Red fox
Canis latrans
Coyote
Canis lupus
Gray Wolf
18 terms
Mammalogy
Polyphyletic
Monophyletic
Paraphyletic
Nodes
Phenotypes that have converged to appear the same but have no…
A group of organisms whose members are all descended from a c…
A taxonomic group in which all members are descendants of a s…
A place in a cladogram where two lines diverge
Polyphyletic
Phenotypes that have converged to appear the same but have no…
Monophyletic
A group of organisms whose members are all descended from a c…
101 terms
Mammalogy
Order Cetacea
Cetacea Characteristics
Cetacea diving adaptations
2 Suborders of Cetacea
-Thought to evolve from carnivorous Condylarths (proto-ungula…
-Nearly devoid of hair (few bristles at least when young)... -Hi…
-Several spp. dive >2,000m (so do elephant seals)... -Lungs and…
1. Mysticeti... 2. Odontoceti
Order Cetacea
-Thought to evolve from carnivorous Condylarths (proto-ungula…
Cetacea Characteristics
-Nearly devoid of hair (few bristles at least when young)... -Hi…
143 terms
Mammalogy
Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Animalia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Mammalia
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
11 terms
Mammalogy
Promiscuity
Monogamy
Obligate Monogamy
Facultative Monogamy
When females are not defensible and their movements are not p…
One make and one female
Members of a pair interacting frequently, environment with lo…
Population densities are low, male range overlaps with only o…
Promiscuity
When females are not defensible and their movements are not p…
Monogamy
One make and one female
65 terms
Mammalogy Terminology
Alveolus
Bunodont
Brachydont
Canine/Caniniform
A small cavity or pit. ... A socket in the jaw for a tooth
Low Crowned, rectangular/grinding tooth... typical of omnivores…
Low crowned tooth; such teeth rooted
One of the 4 basic types of mammalian teeth... anterior-most in…
Alveolus
A small cavity or pit. ... A socket in the jaw for a tooth
Bunodont
Low Crowned, rectangular/grinding tooth... typical of omnivores…
18 terms
mammalogy
order monotremata
order marsupialia
order insectivora
order rodentia
-egg laying mammals... -most primitive... -echidna, platypus
-pouches... -opossums, marsupial rats/mice/moles, koalas, wombat…
-insect eaters... -similar to earliest mammals... -moles, shrews, h…
-gnawing mammals... -largest mammal order... -beavers, chipmunks, s…
order monotremata
-egg laying mammals... -most primitive... -echidna, platypus
order marsupialia
-pouches... -opossums, marsupial rats/mice/moles, koalas, wombat…
24 terms
Mammalogy
Virginia opossum
Northern short-tailed shrew
Eastern mole
Hairy-tailed mole
Order:... Didelphimorpha... Family: ... Didelphidae... Genus: ... Didelphis…
Order: Soricomorpha... Family: Soricidae... Genus: Blarina brevicauda
Order: Soricomorpha... Family: Talpidae... Genus: Scalopus aquaticus
Order: Soricomorpha... Family: Talpidae... Genus: Parascalops breweri
Virginia opossum
Order:... Didelphimorpha... Family: ... Didelphidae... Genus: ... Didelphis…
Northern short-tailed shrew
Order: Soricomorpha... Family: Soricidae... Genus: Blarina brevicauda
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