Definition of Equus hemionus
1. Noun. Asiatic wild ass.
Generic synonyms: Wild Ass
Specialized synonyms: Chigetai, Dziggetai, Equus Hemionus Hemionus
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Literary usage of Equus hemionus
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1. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"... edge of the second grinder, some distance in front of the end of the cheek-ridge. equus hemionus, Pallas, Nov. Comm. Petrop. xix. p. 394, t. 7 (cop. ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly (1890)
"... were only local varieties of a single species (equus hemionus). North of the central plateau of Asia, the steppes of Turkistan are prolonged so as to ..."
3. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"equus hemionus, Pallas Nov. Comm. Acad. ... equus hemionus, F. Cavier Hist. Nat. Mamm. ... equus hemionus, Walker JAS В., xvi!, pt. ii, p. ..."
4. Farmer's Cyclopedia of Live Stock by Earley Vernon Wilcox, Clarence Beaman Smith (1908)
"... (equus hemionus) while the Kiang (equus hemionus kiang) thrives at high altitudes in Tibet and Mongolia. Throughout the great plains of Asia is found ..."