Definition of Dendrolagus
1. Noun. Tree wallabies.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Macropodidae, Macropodidae
Member holonyms: Tree Kangaroo, Tree Wallaby
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dendrolagus
Literary usage of Dendrolagus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Natural History of the Mammalia by George Robert Waterhouse (1846)
"In dendrolagus, moreover, we find the zygomatic arch narrow in the vertical direction, as compared with the true Kangaroos, and in this respect they agree ..."
2. Catalogue of the Mammalia and Birds of New Guinea, in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1859)
"dendrolagus URSINUS. dendrolagus ursinus, S. Miiller, Verh. 131, 141. t. 19. f. ... New Guinea. From the Leyden Museum. dendrolagus INUSTUS. dendrolagus ..."
3. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"Opposite it on the labial surface, a small tubercle is also to be found, larger in dendrolagus, with a similar, slighter cingular expansion. ..."
4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"These are divided into eleven genera, of which the best known and largest are Macropus, dendrolagus, and Bettongia. The first of these genera contains the ..."