Definition of Genus Trichys

1. Noun. A genus of Hystricidae.

Exact synonyms: Trichys
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hystricidae, Hystricidae
Member holonyms: Long-tailed Porcupine, Trichys Lipura



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Trichys

genus Tribonema
genus Tribulus
genus Triceratops
genus Trichecus
genus Trichoceros
genus Trichodesmium
genus Trichoglossus
genus Tricholoma
genus Trichomanes
genus Trichomonas
genus Trichophaga
genus Trichophyton
genus Trichostema
genus Trichostigma
genus Trichosurus
genus Trichys (current term)
genus Tridacna
genus Trifolium
genus Triga
genus Triglochin
genus Trigonella
genus Trilisa
genus Trillium
genus Trimorphodon
genus Trinectes
genus Tringa
genus Trionyx
genus Triops
genus Triostium

Literary usage of Genus Trichys

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

1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"... H. fase/culata is readily seen to be a member of the genus Trichys. F. Cuvier (Diet. Sci. Nat., 59,1829, p. 483), mentions no type for the genus ..."

2. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"... belongs a peculiar porcupine from Borneo, constituting the genus Trichys. Passing on to the ungulates, we have first to notice a peculiar group of oxen ..."

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