Definition of Family Antilocapridae

1. Noun. Comprising only the pronghorns.

Exact synonyms: Antilocapridae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Ruminantia, Suborder Ruminantia
Member holonyms: Antilocapra, Genus Antilocapra

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Antilocapridae

family Ancylidae
family Ancylostomatidae
family Andrenidae
family Anguidae
family Anguillidae
family Anhimidae
family Anhingidae
family Anniellidae
family Annonaceae
family Anobiidae
family Anomalopidae
family Anomiidae
family Antedonidae
family Antennariidae
family Anthocerotaceae
family Antilocapridae (current term)
family Aphididae
family Aphyllanthaceae
family Apiaceae
family Apidae
family Aplodontiidae
family Aplysiidae
family Apocynaceae
family Apodidae
family Apogonidae
family Apterygidae
family Aquifoliaceae
family Araceae
family Araliaceae
family Araucariaceae

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 ..."

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