Manidae


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Related to Manidae: order Pholidota, Pholidota

Manidae

[′man·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The pangolins, a family of mammals comprising the order Pholidota.
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Pocock, "The external characteristics of the pangolins (Manidae)," Proceedings of Zoological Society of London, vol.
Order Family Taxon Primates Cercopithecidae Macuca fascicularis Pholidota Manidae Manis culionensis Carnivora Felidae Prionailurus bengalensis Mustelidae Amblonyx cinereus Mephitidae Mydaus marchei Herpestidae Herpestes brachyurus Viverridae Paradoxurus hermaphroditus Arctictis binturong Artiodactyla Cervidae Axis/Cervus spp.
On this basis, we eliminated from consideration a variety of taxa, using an approximate cut-off of raccoon (Procyon lotor) size, including ungulates, Manidae, Felidae, and others.