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MAMMALIA (mammals)

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Order ARTIODACTYLA (even-toed ungulates) 10        
Family BOVIDAE (cattle) 3 32     12
Family CERVIDAE (deer) 6 15 11   13
Family SUIDAE (pigs) 1       2
Order CARNIVORA (carnivores) 10        
Family CANIDAE (dogs) 2 2 9   5
Family FELIDAE (cats) 1       2
Family MUSTELIDAE (stoats, weasels, mink, polecats, ferrets, otters, badgers, martens) 6 4     10
Family PROCYONIDAE (coatimundis) 1       1
Order CETACEA (whales & dolphins) 10       16
Order CHIROPTERA (bats) 3 6     10
Order INSECTIVORA (insectivores) 5        
Family ERINACEIDAE (hedgehogs) 1 9     1
Family SORICIDAE (shrews) 3 10     7
Family TALPIDAE (moles) 1 19     2
Order LAGOMORPHA (rabbits and hares) 3        
Family LEPORIDAE (rabbits and hares) 3 1 10   6
Order PERISSODACTYLA (horses) 1        
Family EQUIDAE (horses) 1 2     2
Order PINNIPEDIA (seals and walrusses) 1        
Family PHOCIDAE (seals) 1       1
Order PRIMATES (primates) 1        
Family HOMINIDAE (men) 1 7     6
Order RODENTIA (rodents) 13 36 25 9 31
Informal (Herbivores) (Mammalian Herbivores) 30 93 46 9 72
Informal (Large Herbivores) (Cattle, Deer, Pigs and Horses) 11 49 11   29

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Corbet, G.B., 1964 The Identification of British Mammals
Harris, S & Yalden, D.W., 2008 Mammals of the British Isles
Stokoe, W.J., 1958 The Observer's Book of Wild Animals
van den Brink, F.H., 1967 Field Guide to the Mammals of Britain and Europe

Dung identification

Pagett, M., 2007 What shat that? the pocket guide to poop identity

Tracks and signs

Bang, P. & Dahlstrom, P., 1974 Animal Tracks and Signs

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 55 general literature references to MAMMALIA (mammals)

MAMMALIA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
CHORDATA
(vertebrates)
GNATHOSTOMATA
(jawed craniates)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1677 feeding and other relationships of MAMMALIA (mammals)

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