Definition of Genus Jaculus

1. Noun. Jerboas.

Exact synonyms: Jaculus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Dipodidae, Family Dipodidae
Member holonyms: Jaculus Jaculus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Jaculus

genus Iris
genus Irvingia
genus Isatis
genus Ischigualastia
genus Isoetes
genus Isopyrum
genus Istiophorus
genus Isurus
genus Iva
genus Ixia
genus Ixobrychus
genus Ixodes
genus Jabiru
genus Jacksonia
genus Jacquinia
genus Jaculus (current term)
genus Jambos
genus Jamesonia
genus Jasminum
genus Jatropha
genus Javanthropus
genus Jordanella
genus Juglans
genus Junco
genus Juncus
genus Juniperus
genus Jynx
genus Kakatoe
genus Kalmia
genus Kalotermes

Literary usage of Genus Jaculus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Of the American genus (Jaculus) there is only a single species—the Labrador jumping mouse (Jaculus ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"... is taken in its usual acceptation, with the exclusion of the genus Jaculus (= Zapus), formerly included among the ..."

3. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Jaculus has the hind legs and tail very long, the latter thinly haired, the hind feet five-toed, and the upper molars four on each side. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1874)
"E. Taken in its current acceptation, but with exclusion of the genus Jaculus, which differs sufficiently in dentition, in the character of the ..."

5. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus Jaculus has the hind legs and tail very long, the latter thinly haired, the hind feet five-toed, and the upper molars four on each side. ..."

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