Definition of Ptilocercus

1. Noun. Pentails.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ptilocercus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Tupaiidae, Tupaiidae
Member holonyms: Pen-tail, Pen-tailed Tree Shrew, Pentail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ptilocercus

Pteroclididae
Pterocnemia
Pterocnemia pennata
Pterodactylidae
Pterodactylus
Pterois
Pteropogon humboltianum
Pteropsida
Pteropus
Pteropus capestratus
Pteropus hypomelanus
Pterosauria
Pterospermum
Pterospermum acerifolium
Pterostylis
Ptilocercus (current term)
Ptilocrinus
Ptilonorhynchidae
Ptilonorhynchus
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus
Ptloris
Ptloris paradisea
Ptolemaian
Ptolemaic
Ptolemaic dynasty
Ptolemaic system
Ptolemaida
Ptolemais
Ptolemaist
Ptolemaists

Literary usage of Ptilocercus

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

1. Treeshrews: An Account of the Mammalian Family Tupaiidae by Marcus Ward Lyon (1913)
"Ptilocercus has a relatively wider and larger coronoid than the other genera of the Tupaiidae. A .well marked mental foramen is found under the first or ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1848)
"At first sight Ptilocercus has much the appearance of a marsupial animal allied to Cascas, but this resemblance proves to be only in the mere external form, ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1913)
"Ptilocercus is somewhat more lemur-like than Tupaia in its skull and dentition. The malar and jaw are stouter; the tendency toward dipro- ..."

4. Catalogue of the Bones of Mammalia in the Collection of the British Museum by Edward Gerrard (1862)
"Ptilocercus lowii. Gray, Voy. of HMS Samarang, pi. (skull). *a. Skull: the specimen figured. Borneo. From Mr. Low's Collection. ..."

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