Data about Chinchillidae

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Physical Description

 
testis location
Additional detail
inguinal
  • inguinal
    Descended but ascrotal testes, a derived condition in mammals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/inguinal
Lovegrove 2014  

Ecology

 
habitat
Additional detail
boulder
  • boulder
    A piece of rock with a grain size above 300 millimetres in diameter. Smaller boulders are, at times, referred to as rocks or stones.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000243
Environments - EOL project  
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grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
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mountain
  • mountain
    A landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill, but there is no universally accepted standard definition for the height of a mountain or a hill although a mountain usually has an identifiable summit and a local relief of more than 300m.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000081
Environments - EOL project  
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mountain
  • mountain
    A landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill, but there is no universally accepted standard definition for the height of a mountain or a hill although a mountain usually has an identifiable summit and a local relief of more than 300m.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000081
Environments - EOL project  
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plain
  • plain
    A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level, and of considerable extent.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000086
Environments - EOL project  
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steppe
  • steppe
    A plain without trees (apart from those near rivers and lakes); it is similar to a prairie, although a prairie is generally considered as being dominated by tall grasses, while short grasses are said to be normal in the steppe. It may be semi-desert, or covered with grass or shrubs or both, depending on the season and latitude.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000262
Environments - EOL project  

Life History and Behavior

 
locomotion
Additional detail
non-cursorial
Lovegrove 2014  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
Additional detail
29.0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail
21.0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
Additional detail
0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail
0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
extinction status
Additional detail
extant
The Paleobiology Database  

Database and Repository Coverage

 
number of articles on EOL
Additional detail
152
Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
 
number of images on EOL
Additional detail
143
Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
 
number of media on EOL
Additional detail
143
Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
 
number of rich pages on EOL
Additional detail
6
Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
 
rich EOL page?
Additional detail
yes
Global Genome Initiative core metrics  

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