Definition of Genus atherurus

1. Noun. A genus of Hystricidae.

Exact synonyms: Atherurus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hystricidae, Hystricidae
Member holonyms: Brush-tail Porcupine, Brush-tailed Porcupine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Atherurus

genus Aspis
genus Asplenium
genus Astacus
genus Aster
genus Astilbe
genus Astragalus
genus Astrantia
genus Astreus
genus Astroloma
genus Astronium
genus Astrophyton
genus Astropogon
genus Ateles
genus Athene
genus Atherinopsis
genus Atherurus
genus Athrotaxis
genus Athyrium
genus Atrichornis
genus Atriplex
genus Atropa
genus Attalea
genus Atticus
genus Aucuba
genus Aulacorhyncus
genus Aulostomus
genus Aureolaria
genus Auricularia
genus Auriparus
genus Australopithecus

Literary usage of Genus atherurus

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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"... latest published statement of the type of the genus Atherurus F. Cuvier, so far as I am aware, is that by Dr. TS Palmer in his excellent Index Generum ..."

2. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"Collected by Dr. W. L- Abbott. Original number 1555. Catalogued September 2, 1902. Well-made skin in good condition; skull perfect. Genus ATHERURUS. ..."

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