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Taxon profile

order

even-toed ungulates
Cetartiodactyla Montgelard, Catzeflis et Douzery, 1997

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals

Scientific synonyms

Artiodactyla Owen, 1841

Temporal range:Lower Eocene - recent

Functions restricted to taxon Cetartiodactyla

Important groups

Cetacea, Hippopotamidae, Suidae, Camelidae - camels, Cervidae - deer and moose, Bovidae - cattle, antelopes, sheep and goats, Giraffidae - giraffes and okapis
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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 6

suborder Suiformes Jaeckel, 1911 - pigs and peccaries
suborder Tylopoda Illiger, 1811 - camels and llamas
suborder Ruminantia Scopoli, 1777 - ruminants
infraorder Cetacea Brisson, 1762
family Anthracotheriidae Leidy, 1869
family Hippopotamidae Gray, 1821

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Explanations

extinct taxon