Definition of Family Antilocapridae
1. Noun. Comprising only the pronghorns.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Ruminantia, Suborder Ruminantia
Member holonyms: Antilocapra, Genus Antilocapra
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Antilocapridae
Literary usage of Family Antilocapridae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1872)
"... in the family Antilocapridae, although he thought there were many reasons for taking it as the centre type of a family, ..."
2. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"family Antilocapridae. (American Antelopes.) Horns deciduous, hollow, recurved, with a flattened prong in front; horn cores bony, not branched, flattened; ..."
3. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"142 The "antelope" of the North American plains stands in a family (Antilocapridae) by itself, on account of the singular Pronghorn. structure of its horns, ..."
4. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"The animal was placed in a new and separate taxonomic family (Antilocapridae) meaning antelope-goat, and was technically classified as Antilope americana in ..."