Definition of Procavia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Procaviidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Procaviidae, Procaviidae
Member holonyms: Procavia Capensis, Rock Hyrax, Rock Rabbit
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Procavia
Literary usage of Procavia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"CAPE HYRAX (Procavia capensis). particularly in the southern portion of the continent. Although these animals closely resemble the rhinoceroses in the ..."
2. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"... which it is not possible to identify in the field; even some of these identifications are not final. LIST OF SMALL MAMMALS UNGULATA—HOOFED Procavia ..."
3. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"Procavia dorsalis is perhaps the largest of the hyraxes, the size of a big domestic rabbit. It is covered with long hair, grey towards the tip, ..."