Definition of Genus Pitymys

1. Noun. Pine mice.

Exact synonyms: Pitymys
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cricetidae, Family Cricetidae
Member holonyms: Pine Mouse, Pine Vole, Pitymys Pinetorum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pitymys

genus Piqueria
genus Piranga
genus Piroplasma
genus Pisanosaurus
genus Piscidia
genus Pisonia
genus Pistacia
genus Pistia
genus Pisum
genus Pithecanthropus
genus Pithecellobium
genus Pithecia
genus Pithecolobium
genus Pitta
genus Pituophis
genus Pitymys (current term)
genus Pityrogramma
genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera
genus Platanus
genus Platichthys
genus Platycerium
genus Platylobium

Literary usage of Genus Pitymys

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

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... reported to have been almost entirely destroyed by inordinate increase of voles of the genus Pitymys ; and in the fertile Shenandoah valley, Virginia, ..."

2. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1882)
"... the animal is noisy in captivity, crying out almost continually when several are eating together, or at all disturbed. SUB-genus Pitymys McMurtrie. ..."

3. Outlines of Economic Zoölogy by Albert Moore Reese (1919)
"... and the "pine mice," genus Pitymys, Fig. 156. The latter may be distinguished FIG. 156.—Upper figure, meadow mouse, Microtus pennsylvanicus. X%. ..."

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