Macroscelidea


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Related to Macroscelidea: Sengi, Macroscelididae

Macroscelidea

[‚mak·rō·sə′lid·ē·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A monofamilial order of mammals containing the elephant shrews and their allies.
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Brain volume of the newly-discovered species Rhynchocyon udzungwensis (Mammalia: Afrotheria: Macroscelidea): implications for encephalization in sengis.
Social structure of the bushveld sengi (Elephantulus intufi) in Namibia and the evolution of monogamy in the Macroscelidea. J.
Gymnophione Haplonepion naggsi Lacertidae Edentulina rusingensis Chamaeleonidae Varanidae INSECTA Chelonii Crocodylidae Millipedes Brochuchus pigotti Moth cocoons Termite bioconstructions MAMMALIA Insectivora Rodentia Amphechinus rusingensis Diamantomys luederitzi Erythrozootes chamerpes Paraphiomys pigotti Macroscelidea Paraphiomys stromeri Myohyrax sp.
Here we use the concept prey mammals as any terrestrial species, excluding the Australian ones, not belonging to the order Carnivora (Orders Didelphimorphia, Paucituberculata, Microbiotheria, Tubulidentata, Macroscelidea, Hyracoidea, Proboscidea, Xenarthra, Scandentia, Dermoptera, Primates, Rodentia, Lagomorpha, Insectivora, Pholidota, Perissodactyla, and Artiodactyla).