Definition of Scansorial. Meaning of Scansorial. Synonyms of Scansorial

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Definition of Scansorial

Scansorial
Scansorial Scan*so"ri*al, a. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Capable of climbing; as, the woodpecker is a scansorial bird; adapted for climbing; as, a scansorial foot. (b) Of or pertaining to the Scansores. See Illust.. under Aves. Scansorial tail (Zo["o]l.), a tail in which the feathers are stiff and sharp at the tip, as in the woodpeckers.

Meaning of Scansorial from wikipedia

- Arboreal locomotion is the locomotion of animals in trees. In habitats in which trees are present, animals have evolved to move in them. Some animals may...
- Cretaceous and some 100 million years ago they were already well adapted for a scansorial lifestyle. Some members of the Gekkonidae family have evolved adhesive...
- largest known opossum at 4–7 kg, was a macropredator. Most opossums are scansorial, well-adapted to life in the trees or on the ground, but members of the...
- running. Unlike its ancestor Megantereon, which was at least partially scansorial and therefore able to climb trees, Smilodon was probably completely terrestrial...
- or five. Pacarana have 4 limbs and large heads. They are considered a scansorial species. When they eat, they grasp their food with their fore-paws while...
- Agrioc****us is an extinct genus of scansorial herbivore of the tylopod family Agrioc****idae, endemic to North America. Agrioc****us and other agrioc****ids...
- morphology of two Jur****ic lizard species and the early evolution of scansoriality in geckoes". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi:10.1111/zoj...
- Quadruped Robot - Balancing and First Outdoor Tests" – via www.youtube.com. "Scansorial and Cursorial Ambulation in a Robust and Agile roBot (SCARAB) Quadrupedal...
- Powell, p. 9. Fergus, p. 101. Nations, Johnathan A.; Link, Olson. "Scansoriality in Mammals". Animal Diversity Web. Alexander, R. McNeill (2003). Principles...
- the enhanced climbing abilities of dromaeosaur dinosaurs supported a scansorial (climbing) phase in the evolution of flight. In 2011, Denver Fowler and...