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Equus

Equus

(Science: zoology) a genus of mammals, including the horse, ass, etc.

Origin: L, horse.


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Taxonomy differences

I've started a study of Genus Equus . I'm finding differences between these three sources: Wikipedia Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Mammal Species of the World (MSW) For example, Wikipedia has Subgenera; the others do not. ...

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by gs99
Mon Oct 03, 2011 2:03 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Taxonomy differences
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Views: 2149

Re: The Mule Theory.

... Besides, horses and donkeys (which I believe you may have actually been talking about as their hybrids are mules/hinneys) are from the same genus, Equus , while humans have no living ancestors within the genus Homo . It is possible that humans may have been able to produce hybrids with Homo erectus ...

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by firechild
Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Mule Theory.
Replies: 8
Views: 6162

Re: Evolution- help

... between the amount of carbon on the fossil but I don't know how to phrase it. Can anybody help me? Another question is- Explain the way in which Equus (horses) evolved. Tricky. Potassium-argon dating can be used for things up to 100,000,000 years ago, it is used to date volcanic material and ...

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by Georgie
Tue Mar 21, 2006 8:32 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution- help
Replies: 7
Views: 4937

Evolution- help

... between the amount of carbon on the fossil but I don't know how to phrase it. Can anybody help me? Another question is- Explain the way in which Equus (horses) evolved. Tricky.

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by chenglorraine
Fri Mar 17, 2006 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution- help
Replies: 7
Views: 4937


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