Definition of Cryptoprocta ferox

1. Noun. Largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets.

Exact synonyms: Fossa, Fossa Cat
Generic synonyms: Viverrine, Viverrine Mammal



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cryptoprocta Ferox

Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
Cryptocercidae
Cryptocercus
Cryptococcus
Cryptocystis trichodectis
Cryptogamia
Cryptogramma
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
Cryptogramma crispa
Cryptogrammataceae
Cryptomeria
Cryptomeria japonica
Cryptophyceae
Cryptophyta
Cryptoprocta
Cryptoprocta ferox
Cryptostroma corticale
Cryptotermes
Cryptotermes brevis
Cryptotis
Cryptotis parva
Crystal
Crèvecœur-le-Grand
Crèvecœur-le-Petit
Cs
Csillag
Csillag's disease
Csk-like protein-tyrosine kinase
Ct.
Ct. of App.

Literary usage of Cryptoprocta ferox

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1. The Antananarvio Annual and Madagascar Magazine (1893)
"The cryptoprocta ferox or Fosa. — "Two specimens of that rare creature, the Tree Lion ... or cryptoprocta ferox, is the only genus of the fam'ily Crypto- ..."

2. The English Cyclopaediaby Charles Knight by Charles Knight (1867)
"... toes nearly equal and rather longer than the second and fifth ; thumb considerably shorter. (.'. ferox is a native of Madagascar. cryptoprocta ferox. ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"This extensive hollow is uninhabited except by the wild boar-fusa (Cryptoprocta ferox), several species of ..."

4. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The cryptoprocta ferox, a small and graceful cat-like animal, peculiar to Madagascar, was formerly classed among the Viver- ridse, but is now considered by ..."

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