Definition of Genus Pitymys
1. Noun. Pine mice.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cricetidae, Family Cricetidae
Member holonyms: Pine Mouse, Pine Vole, Pitymys Pinetorum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pitymys
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%. ..."