Definition of Dinocerata
1. Noun. Small order of primitive ungulates of the Paleocene and Eocene.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Ungulata
Member holonyms: Family Uintatheriidae, Uintatheriidae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dinocerata
Literary usage of Dinocerata
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1881)
"THE collection of the bones of the dinocerata, at Princeton, is not large, but choice, and I hope to be able from it and the aid of my blackboard, ..."
2. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1886)
"The left upper and lower cheek-dentition; from the Eocene of North America, f. (From Marsh's ' Monograph of the dinocerata.') there is no distinct third ..."
3. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1882)
"Zool. Ree. xvii. Mamm. p. 28], notes on ; LJ Fitzinger, SB. Ak. Wien, Unii. pp. 373-381. dinocerata. ... of the dinocerata are here recognized. ..."
4. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"ON THE ORDER dinocerata ... Most of my information is obtained from the papers by Professor Marsh on the Order dinocerata, together with the critical ..."