Definition of Family canidae

1. Noun. Dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Canidae

family Cactaceae
family Caeciliadae
family Caeciliidae
family Caenolestidae
family Caesalpiniaceae
family Callionymidae
family Calliphoridae
family Callithricidae
family Callitrichaceae
family Calostomataceae
family Calycanthaceae
family Camelidae
family Campanulaceae
family Cancridae
family Canellaceae
family Canidae
family Cannabidaceae
family Cannaceae
family Capitonidae
family Capparidaceae
family Caprifoliaceae
family Caprimulgidae
family Caproidae
family Capromyidae
family Capsidae
family Carabidae
family Carangidae
family Carapidae
family Carcharhinidae
family Carchariidae

Literary usage of Family canidae

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

1. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"... or Hyena Family, Canidae or Dog Family, Viverridae or Civet Family, Mustelidae or Weasel Family, Ursidae or Bear Family, and the Phocidae or Seal Family ..."

2. The Mammals of Colorado: An Account of the Several Species Found Within the by Edward Royal Warren (1910)
"... PAGE Family Procyonidae . . . . .218 Key of the Genera of Procyonidae . .218 Family Ursidae . . . . . 222 family canidae ..... 233 Key of the Genera of ..."

3. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"The Dog Tribe, — Canidae In taking up the dogs and their kin of the family Canidae, we study the oldest and most central stock of the Carnivora, ..."

4. Outlines of Zoology by John Arthur Thomson, Marion Isabel Newbigin (1906)
"family canidae—including forms intermediate between the cats and the bears. The dentition is more generalised than in the ..."

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