Definition of Nesokia
1. Noun. Bandicoot rats.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Muridae, Muridae
Member holonyms: Bandicoot Rat, Mole Rat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nesokia
Literary usage of Nesokia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1887)
"nesokia gigantea, auct. Hdb. India. M. 2967. The left ramus of the mandible ... nesokia indica, auct. Probably a variety of N. bengalensis. Hal. India. ..."
2. The Mammals of India: A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1874)
"This bluff aspect led him formerly to class the best-known species as an Arvicola. 172. nesokia indica. Mus apud GEOFFROY.—BLYTH, Cat. p. 112. ..."
3. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"An examination of the examples of this species in the Indian Museum shows that it js not possible to separate the two so-called species nesokia hardwickii ..."