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ID: 300265964
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300265964

 

Record Type: concept
asses (mammals) (Equus (genus), Equidae (family), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: General term referring to two or more species belonging to the horse family, usually distinguished from the horse by its smaller size, long ears, tuft at end of tail, and black stripe across the shoulders, but differing from zebras, which have stripes all over their bodies.
 
Terms:
asses (mammals) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
ass (mammal) (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
wild asses (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
wild ass (C,U,English,UF,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Animalia (kingdom)
................ Animalia (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of Chordata (phylum)
.................... Chordata (phylum) (G)
Hierarchy of Vertebrata (subphylum)
........................ Vertebrata (subphylum) (G)
Hierarchy of Mammalia (class)
............................ Mammalia (class) (G)
Hierarchy of Perissodactyla (order)
................................ Perissodactyla (order) (G)
Hierarchy of Equidae (family)
.................................... Equidae (family) (G)
Hierarchy of Equus (genus)
........................................ Equus (genus) (G)
Hierarchy of asses (mammals)
............................................ asses (mammals) (G)

Sources and Contributors:
ass (mammal)............  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
asses (mammals)............  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Animal Diversity Web (1995-) accessed 17 May 2006
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Ass," accessed 17 May 2006
.............................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 18 May 2006
wild ass............  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
wild asses............  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Animal Diversity Web (1995-) accessed 17 May 2006
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Ass," accessed 17 May 2006
.......... Wilson and Reeder, Mammal Species of the World (2005)

 

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