Ancylopoda sentence example

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  • The remaining and less typical subordinal groups - sometimes ranked as orders by themselves - include among living animals the Proboscidea, cr elephants, and the Hyracoidea, or hyraxes, and among extinct groups the Amblypoda, Ancylopoda, Barypoda, Condylarthra, Litopterna and Toxodontia.
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  • Be this as it may, the North American mammals described as Moropus and Morotherium, in the belief that they were ground-sloths, are really referable to the ungulate group Ancylopoda.
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  • The South American genus Homalodontotherium is often placed in the Ancylopoda, but reasons against this view are given in the article Litopterna.
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  • Osborn considers that the Ancylopoda are directly descended from the Condylarthra.
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  • The Ancylopoda, again, typified by Chalicotherium, and characterized by the claw-like character of the digits, are probably another northern group, common to the eastern and western hemispheres.
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