Definition of Genus Plecotus

1. Noun. A genus of Vespertilionidae.

Exact synonyms: Plecotus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Vespertilionidae, Vespertilionidae
Member holonyms: Long-eared Bat

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plecotus

genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera
genus Platanus
genus Platichthys
genus Platycerium
genus Platylobium
genus Platymiscium
genus Platypoecilus
genus Platystemon
genus Plautus
genus Plecotus (current term)
genus Plectania
genus Plectorrhiza
genus Plectranthus
genus Plectrophenax
genus Pleione
genus Pleiospilos
genus Plesianthropus
genus Plesiosaurus
genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus
genus Pleurothallis
genus Pleurotus

Literary usage of Genus Plecotus

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

1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"genus Plecotus. Ears very large, united at the base ; outer margin of the ear conch terminating opposite the base of the tragus, the inner margin~with an ..."

2. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by Indian Museum, John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater (1881)
"Yangi- hissar, between Kashghar and Yarkand. Presented by the Second Yarkand Mission, 1874. g. A skull. No history, genus Plecotus, Geoffrey, 1812. 139. ..."

3. A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea by Thomas Bell, Robert F. Tomes, Edward Richard Alston (1874)
"... which have been placed by some writers in the genus Plecotus, but may remark that in all the specimens we have seen, the face bears as much resemblance ..."

4. British Mammals: An Attempt to Describe and Illustrate the Mammalian Fauna by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"GENUS : PLECOTUS This is a genus represented by two species, one inhabiting North America and the other Europe, Asia, and North Africa. ..."

5. Monograph of the Asiatic Chiroptera: And Catalogue of the Species of Bats in by Indian Museum, George Edward Dobson (1876)
"... and the name of the genus considered typical may be inferred from the name of the group. Thus the genus Plecotus may be considered typical of the ..."

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