Definition of Order lagomorpha
1. Noun. Rabbits; hares; pikas; formerly considered the suborder Duplicidentata of the order Rodentia.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Eutheria, Subclass Eutheria
Member holonyms: Duplicidentata, Gnawing Mammal, Lagomorph, Family Leporidae, Leporidae, Family Ochotonidae, Ochotonidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Lagomorpha
Literary usage of Order lagomorpha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"However, for some time they have been classified in the separate order Lagomorpha, because they have six incisor teeth, rather than four, as the rodents ..."
2. Wild Animals of Glacier National Park: The Mammals, with Notes on by United States National Park Service, Vernon Bailey, Florence Merriam Bailey (1918)
"The number of* embryos in females collected for specimens is usually four or five, and apparently but one- litter is raised in a season. Order LAGOMORPHA: ..."
3. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"The last section of the order (Lagomorpha), which includes the hares and picas, and is essentially a northern one, is but poorly represented in ..."
4. Consolidated supplement to the codes and general laws of the state of ...by California, James Henry Deering by California, James Henry Deering (1919)
"... the black-tailed jack rabbit of the order Lagomorpha; the cottontail rabbit and the brush rab- Mt of the family ..."
5. Biennial Supplement to Kerr's Cyclopedic California Codes: Containing All by California, James Manford Kerr (1917)
"... flying squirrels, the black-tailed jack rabbit of the order Lagomorpha; and the following species of birds: blue jays, English or European house sparrow ..."