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Definition of R Groenlandicus

R Groenlandicus
Reindeer Rein"deer` (r?n"d?r), n. [Icel. hreinn reindeer + E. deer. Icel. hreinn is of Lapp or Finnish origin; cf. Lappish reino pasturage.] [Formerly written also raindeer, and ranedeer.] (Zool.) Any ruminant of the genus Rangifer, of the Deer family, found in the colder parts of both the Eastern and Western hemispheres, and having long irregularly branched antlers, with the brow tines palmate. Note: The common European species (R. tarandus) is domesticated in Lapland. The woodland reindeer or caribou (R. caribou) is found in Canada and Maine (see Caribou.) The Barren Ground reindeer or caribou (R. Gr[oe]nlandicus), of smaller size, is found on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, in both hemispheries. Reindeer moss (Bot.), a gray branching lichen (Cladonia rangiferina) which forms extensive patches on the ground in arctic and even in north temperature regions. It is the principal food of the Lapland reindeer in winter. Reindeer period (Geol.), a name sometimes given to a part of the Paleolithic era when the reindeer was common over Central Europe.

Meaning of R Groenlandicus from wikipedia

- recognised subspecies: Pagophilus groenlandicus groenlandicusEastern Canada to Norway Pagophilus groenlandicus oceanicusWhite and Barents seas...
- The barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) is a subspecies of the reindeer (or the caribou in North America) that is found mainly in...
- The Atlantic footballfish (Himantolophus groenlandicus), also known as the man-gobbler, is an anglerfish found in extreme depths of the ocean. Despite...
- (including Hoplopsyllus glacialis, Euhoplopsyllus glacialis, and Megabothris groenlandicus. Fleas are more common than parasitic worms. There are four subspecies...
- System list Wilson and Geist on their experts panel. Rangififer tarandus groenlandicus (barren-ground caribou) which are found mainly in the Canadian territories...
- reindeer (R. t. platyrhynchus), which weigh only 40 to 60 kg (90 to 130 lb) as adults, as well as the barren-ground caribou (R. t. groenlandicus), which...
- subspecies: the Atlantic walrus (O. r. rosmarus), which lives in the Atlantic Ocean, and the Pacific walrus (O. r. divergens), which lives in the Pacific...
- Greenland Arctic hare Lepus arcticus groenlandicus snehare Northern collared lemming Dicrostonyx groenlandicus lemming Human Homo sapiens menneske As...
- Rangifer tarandus—Barren ground (R. t. groenlandicus), Woodland (R. t. caribou), Grant's (R. t. granti), and Peary (R. t. pearyi), —and their ecotypes...
- tundra reindeer division, which includes R. t. caboti, R. t. groenlandicus, R. t. pearsoni, R. t. sibiricus and R. t. terraenovae and the platyrhynchus or...
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