Definition of Potos flavus

1. Noun. Arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail.

Exact synonyms: Honey Bear, Kinkajou, Potos Caudivolvulus, Potto
Generic synonyms: Procyonid
Group relationships: Genus Potos, Potos

Lexicographical Neighbors of Potos Flavus

Potawatomis
Potemkin village
Potemkin villages
Potentilla
Potentilla anserina
Potenza
Poterium
Poterium sanguisorba
Potiphar
Potomac
Potomac River
Potoroinae
Potorous
Potos
Potos caudivolvulus
Potos flavus (current term)
Potsdam
Pott's disease
Pottawatomie
Potter
Potterhead
Potterheads
Potterian
Potteries
Pottermania
Potters
Potterverse
Poulantzasian
Poulenc
Poultry

Literary usage of Potos flavus

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

1. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller (1912)
"*Potos flavus aztecus Thomas. 1902. Potos flavus aztecus THOMAS, Ann. and Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, vol. 9, p. 268. April, 1902. TYPE LOCALITY. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"One of the woodrats was included in a collection of mammals made by Charles Sheldon during a recent visit to the state of Sonora, Mexico. Potos flavus ..."

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