Definition of Genus Arctonyx
1. Noun. A genus of Mustelidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Mustelidae, Mustelidae
Member holonyms: Arctonyx Collaris, Hog Badger, Hog-nosed Badger, Sand Badger
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arctonyx
Literary usage of Genus Arctonyx
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1. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Thomas Horsfield (1851)
"In its dental system the genus Arctonyx resembles the allied genera of this family, Gulo and Meles : on the seventh plate Vol. I. of Gray and Hardwicke's ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Passing on to the more typical members of the badger group, we have first the genus Arctonyx, with the dentition 1. 1, c. \, p. ..."
3. Introduction to Mammalia by Charles Hamilton Smith (1858)
"... in the 19th volume of the Transactions of the Asiatic Society, and in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Sub-Genus ARCTONYX, F. Cuv. ..."