Definition of Genus Urocyon
1. Noun. Grey foxes.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Canidae, Family Canidae
Member holonyms: Gray Fox, Grey Fox, Urocyon Cinereoargenteus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Urocyon
Literary usage of Genus Urocyon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"While specifically distinct from C. cancrivorus it has only the most remote relationship to the genus Urocyon, which is suggested only by its coloration and ..."
2. The Mammals of Colorado: An Account of the Several Species Found Within the by Edward Royal Warren (1910)
"240 Genus UROCYON (Grk. oura, tail, + kuon, dog) Urocyon Baird, Mamm. N. Am., p. 121 (1857). Type Canis virginianus Erxleben. "Tail with a concealed mane of ..."
3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"Another genus ( Urocyon ) has much external similarity to Vulpes, but is distinguished from it by several important anatomical characters. ..."