Definition of Genus Dasypus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Dasypodidae.

Exact synonyms: Dasypus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Dasypodidae, Family Dasypodidae
Member holonyms: Dasypus Novemcinctus, Nine-banded Armadillo, Peba, Texas Armadillo

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dasypus

genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea
genus Danaus
genus Daphne
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis
genus Dasyprocta
genus Dasypus (current term)
genus Dasyurus
genus Datura
genus Daubentonia
genus Daucus
genus Davallia
genus Daviesia
genus Decapterus
genus Decumaria
genus Deinocheirus
genus Deinonychus
genus Delairea
genus Delichon
genus Delonix
genus Delphinapterus

Literary usage of Genus Dasypus

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

1. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"276, 1854, divides the genus Dasypus of Linne into two subgenera— Dasypus and ... and synonymous with the genus Dasypus as restricted by Wagler. Fam. 3. ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1865)
"Dr. Burmeister, in ' System. Uebers. der Thiere Brasiliens,' p. 276, 1854, divides the genus Dasypus of Linné into two subgenera—Dasypus and ..."

3. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1887)
"... be distinguished from the corresponding portion of the covering of the existing race. Bravard Collection. Purchased, 1854. Genus DASYPUS, Linn.0 Syn. ..."

4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1801)
"The genus dasypus (armadillo) offers also nothing to detain-us, except to observe that it were desirable the specific distinctions should rest on ..."

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