Final Mammalogy

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  1. Term used to describe the practice of feeding on ants and termites
    myrmecophagy
  2. Term used to describe the fusion of digits as seen in in some marsupials
    syndactyly
  3. Term referring to susion of lumbar vertebrae in animals such as armadillos
    xenathrale
  4. Term referring to single common opening for the urogential, degestive, and reproductive tract.
    cloaca
  5. The only order of metatherians to colonize north america
    Didelphimorphia
  6. One of two orders of mammals to possess an epipubic none
    Monotremata
  7. The primitive number of incisors is thought to occur in this order
    Dermoptera
  8. One of two metatherian orders to occur in australia
    Notoryctemorphia
  9. Only extant order of eutherian mammals restricted to the western hemisphere.
    Pilosa
  10. Onychonycteris finneyi, from wyoming, is th oldest known fossil of this order
    Monotremata
  11. One of two families that lack the alisphenoid bone
    Tachyglossidae
  12. Family of fossorial Soricomorpha
    Talpidae
  13. Most speciouse family of Soricomorpha, most have pigmented teeth
    Soricidae
  14. Only non marsupial, non-bat, and non rodent order to possess a patagium, also has comb like lower inscisors
    Soricidae
  15. Family containing the treeee shrews- have recurved claws, comb like incisors, and a postorbital process
    Tupaidae
  16. Neotropical primate family with a mane or tuft of hair around the face
    Dermopteradae
  17. The epipubic bone is found in these two Monotreme families
    Tachglossidae and Ornithorhynchidae
  18. Family of neotropical marsupipals that is shrew-like and has serrated premolars
    Caenolestidae
  19. Family of australian marsupials that contains the greatest diversity in terms of adaptations or body plans
    Dasyuridae
  20. Infraorder containing New World primates (nonhuman)
    Smiiformes
  21. Name two of the three extant orders of eutherian mammals restricted to the western hemisphere
    Cingulata and Pilosa
  22. Suborder containing the lemurs
    Strepshrrhini
  23. This superoder contains Dermoptera and chiroptera among others
    Archonta
  24. Pilosa family that is myrmecophagic, has no teeth no scales or armor , and has an elongated skull
    Mymrmecophagidae
  25. Family that possesses cornified scales, is myrmecophagic, has no teeth, and tongue attaches to ribs
    Manidae
  26. Neotropical and nearctic bat family exhibiting the most diverse feeding adaptations and habits
    Phyllostomatidae
  27. A bat family found only in Thailand and contains the smallest batspecies
    Crasionycteridae
  28. Family of Yinpterochiroptera that echolocates by tongue clicks
    Pteropodidae
  29. Family of yinpterochiroptera that echolocates through its nose
    Rhinolophidae
  30. Ethiopian bat family that has a sucker-like structure on its foot
    Myzipodidae
  31. Neotropical bat family that has a disc-wing
    Thropteridae
  32. Neotropical bat family that has a sac-like structure on wing
    Emballonuridae
  33. Bat family containing the most number of species
    Verspertilionidae
  34. Neotropical bat family with adaptations for fishing
    Noctilionidae
  35. This Eutherian family has venomous saliva that is used to kill prey
    Solenodentidae
  36. Carnassial teeth and digitigrade locomotion are special adaptations by members of this order
    Carnivora
  37. Superorder containing mice and pikas
    Glires
  38. One of the least species order of mammals; nearly hairless and have tentacles on snout
    Tubulidentata
  39. This order has second incisor that is peg-like and located directly behind the first incisor; also has a cloaca
    Lagomorpha
  40. Order containing 40% of all mammals
    Rodentia
  41. Eutherian suborder whose angular process is in line with a line drawn through molars and incisors
    Sciuromorpha
  42. Order possessing molarized premolars and plane of symmetry passing through 3rd digit
    Perissodactyla
  43. Suborder containing raccoons, dogs, seals, and bears
    Carniformia
  44. This order of mammals is best characterized by vestigial hindlimbs and ability to collapse their lungs
    Cetacea
  45. Order of mammals containing the largest known terrestrial mammal
    Perissodactyla
  46. Family known as the "earless" seals, hindflipper is useless on land
    Phocidae
  47. Carnivore family with the best-developed scent glands, used to be included in the mustelidae
    Memphitidae
  48. Carnivore family with elongated rostrum for a crushing/ripping feeding strategy; usually hunt in packs
    Canidae
  49. Feliformes family that is lon-bodied and mustelid-like, but occurs in ethiopian and oriental region
    Herpestidae
  50. Feliformes family in which the female genitalia evolved to resemble male genitalia
    Hyaenidae
  51. Carnivore family (aquatic) upper canine modified into a tusk; may echolocate
    Odobenidae
  52. Members of this terrestrial Carnivore family possess the fewest number of teeth
    Odobenidae
  53. Most speciose family in the Lagomorpha
    Leporidae
  54. Most primitive living family of rodents
    Aplodontidae
  55. One of two families of gliding rodents
    Anomaluridae
  56. Most specious family of mamals
    Muridae
  57. Rodent family that have combat rituals between males, large-size and sometimes hunted with dogs
    Thryonomyidae
  58. Rodent family that can regenerate its tail
    Gliridae
  59. Rodent family that is pentdacylus, restricted to the west indies and most have either gone extinct or are endangered
    Capryomyidae
  60. Members of this Old World rodent family are saltatorial and adapted to an arid lifestyle but do not have cheek pouches
    Dipodidae
  61. Neartic rodent family that is protrogomorphous and represents the primitive body plan for rodents
    Aplodontidae
  62. Rodent family that lives in a eusocial system and has a protrogomorphous muscle pattern
    Bathyergidae
  63. Histricognathid rodent family imported from South America for fur and controlling aquatic vegetation
    Myocastoridae
  64. ]Members of this rodent family are fossorial have cheek pouches and a dental formula of 1/1, 0/0, 1/1, 3/3
    Geomyidae
  65. The right whale belongs to this family
    Baleanidae
  66. Most specious family of cetaceans
    Delphinidae
  67. Cetacean family with large body size and numerous throat-grooves
    Balaenopteridae
  68. Family containing the largest living mammal
    Balaenopteridae
  69. Family containing flipper and shamoo and most have a melon shaped head
    Delphinidae
  70. Some members of this cetacean family has a single tooth that is modified into a large tusk
    Monodontidae
  71. This cetacean family has a spade like teeth
    Phocoenidae
  72. This cetacean family has a spermatoceti organ
    Physeteridae
  73. Perissodactyla family with stripped feet and a nuchal ligament
    Equiidae
  74. Perissodactyla family that is pig-like, has a short proboscis and is found in the neotropics and oriental regions
    Tapiridae
  75. Perissodactyla family that is has a horn, armor, and graviportal locomotion
    Rhinoceratidae
  76. Term referring to possesssing exactly two sets of teeth during a life time
    heterodont
  77. Which of these is not an ear ossicle
    angular
  78. Vertebrate class possessing only the left aortic arch
    Mammalia
  79. Only mammal with an ovipary mode of reproduction
    Prototherians, Metatherians, Eutherians
  80. The kheuneotheridae probably gave rise to this Mammalian group
    Metatherians, Eutherians
  81. Besides mammals, 2 occipital condyles are found in which group
    Amphibia
  82. The premaxillary bone contains which type of teeth
    Incisors
  83. Carnassial teeth occur in which group of mammals
    Carnivores
  84. In mammals, the pattern of skull and skeleton evolution has been toward a reduction in the number of bones
    True
  85. In mammals, this structure aids in enhancing night vision
    Tapetum lucidium
  86. Animals with longer appendages are found in warmer climates
    True
  87. Insulation is a result of this type of hair
    Underhair
  88. Inclusive fitness refers to sacrificing oneself to save a group of individuals related to oneself
    True
  89. The first mammals appeared pin which Era
    Mesozoic
  90. Mammals evolved from the reptilian order
    Synapsida/therapsida
  91. 2 bones are involved in Mammalian jaw articulation
    Dentary/ squamosal
  92. 2 bones are involved in reptilian jaw articulation
    Quadrate/ articular
  93. Mammalian bone growth occurs as a result of addition of this region
    Episphyeal
  94. Specialized muscle that assists mammals with breathing
    Diaphragm
  95. Most modern Mammalian species evolved during this period
    Cenozoic
  96. The oil producing gland in mammals
    Sebaceous
  97. The quadrate bone evolve into what in mammals
    Incus
  98. Family of mammals that are thought to have given rise to the prototherian mammals
    Morganucondontidae
  99. Established the museum of comparative zoology and offered the first formal training in mammalogy in the u.s.
    Agazzi
  100. Sent by president jefferson to survey the area that later was to become the western US.
    Lewist Clark/ Pike
  101. Organized the Pacific railroad surveys
    Baird
  102. Conducted the Biological survey of texas
    Bailey
  103. Was responsible for the DEOM and the Bureau of biological surveys
    Merriam
  104. Nearly all North American mammalogists can trace their "academic ancestry: back to
    Grinnel/ hall
  105. Rule states that animals in the northern portion of a species range will be larger than those in the southern portion
    Bergman
  106. is the type of thermoregulation in mammals
    Endothermic
  107. Is the range in temperature where homeotherms can regulate body temperatures wihth little or no energy
    thermalneutral
  108. The type of locomotion that includes a large hindfoot and tail and a hopping motion
    Saltatorial
  109. The type of adaptation that some mammals Pocket gophers and kangaroo rats use to transport food back to a nest.
    Cheek pouches

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