Definition of Genus Arctictis
1. Noun. Binturongs.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Viverridae, Family Viverrinae, Viverridae, Viverrinae
Member holonyms: Arctictis Bintourong, Bearcat, Binturong
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arctictis
Literary usage of Genus Arctictis
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1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"genus Arctictis. This is a very curious animal, which, like the panda and the linsang, at first misled naturalists in assigning it a place. ..."
2. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"[No specimen in the Museum ] Genus ARCTICTIS. Arctictis, Temminck Prospec. Monogr. Mamm. (1824)*; id. Monogr. Mamm., \, p. xxi, and ii, p. 310. ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... genus Arctictis, ranging from Nepal through the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Java. This animal, also called the bear-cat, is allied to the palm-civets ..."
4. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by Thomas Horsfield, East India Company Museum (1851)
"... dwelling in burrows in the valleys of the lower and central hilly regions of Nepal. Genus ARCTICTIS, Temminck, Monogr. I. Table Methodique, XXI. 1820. ..."
5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1882)
"True molars on each side ì ; premolars on each side -. Felt». The genus Arctictis is placed in the above list amongst, ..."