Definition of Hyracoid. Meaning of Hyracoid. Synonyms of Hyracoid

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Definition of Hyracoid

Hyracoid
Hyracoid Hy"ra*coid, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Hyracoidea. -- n. One of the Hyracoidea.

Meaning of Hyracoid from wikipedia

- throughout most of Africa, Europe, and Asia. The descendants of the giant "hyracoids" (common ancestors to the hyraxes, elephants, and sirenians) evolved in...
- the fossil record. Titanohyrax is unusual among the numerous Paleogene hyracoids by its lophoselenodont teeth (having teeth that are lophodont and selenodont...
- Dimaitherium is an extinct hyracoid which existed in what is now Egypt, during the late Eocene period. It was first named by Eugenie Barrow, Erik R. Seiffert...
- within the continent akin to other endemic mammals like arsinoitheres, hyracoids, and catarrhine primates plus non-endemics such as anthracotheres and...
- hyraxes were extremely large compared to modern small relatives. The largest hyracoid ever evolved is Titanohyrax ultimus. With the m**** estimation in rage of...
- Parapliohyrax is an extinct genus of large hyracoid, a group today represented only by the diminutive hyraxes, but showing in fossil archives a large diversity...
- (2002). "Cranial and Dental Anatomy of Antilohyrax pectidens: A Late Eocene Hyracoid (Mammalia) from the Fayum, Egypt". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology....
- the "lateral dental grooming apparatus". Living and extinct hyraxes (hyracoids) also exhibit a toothcomb, although the number of tines in the comb varies...
- criteria used to ****ign individual molars to serial position in fossil hyracoids. A study on the frequency of caries in strepsirrhines and on implications...
- genus was accompanied by the aardvark Orycteropus. From Asia came the hyracoid Pliohyrax, the cervid Dicrocerus, and the suid Listriodon. Asian bovids...