Definition of Ailurus fulgens
1. Noun. Reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas.
Generic synonyms: Procyonid
Group relationships: Ailurus, Genus Ailurus
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Literary usage of Ailurus fulgens
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"... together with the skull of ailurus fulgens. In all cases the figures are given natural size. As there is usually some little delay in the publication of ..."
2. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by Thomas Horsfield, East India Company Museum (1851)
"ailurus fulgens, Hardw., Trans. Linn. Soc. XV. p. 161, with illustrations of the teeth and extremities (Note by Secretary). Gray, Cat. Mamm. Br. Mus. p. 75. ..."
3. Mandalay to Momien: A Narrative of the Two Expeditions to Western China of by John Anderson (1876)
"... of the wah (ailurus fulgens, F. Cuv.). After this inspection, we were conducted to an open hall, in which a theatrical entertainment was to take place. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal (1875)
"Mr. Schwendler then gave an interesting account of the peculiar habit* of the " red cat-bear," ailurus fulgens, and illustrated his remarks by exhibiting a ..."