Definition of Genus Chrysochloris
1. Noun. Type genus of the Chrysochloridae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Chrysochloridae, Family Chrysochloridae
Member holonyms: Golden Mole
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chrysochloris
Literary usage of Genus Chrysochloris
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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"This family contains only the genus Chrysochloris, comprising some five species, all natives of Africa south of the equator. The scientific name of the ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1837)
"... of the last-mentioned genus (chrysochloris rubra vel rufa) having no other authority for its origin than that of Seba, upon which very little dependence ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1884)
"It remains to ascertain whether the cusp in this genus, Chrysochloris,etc., represents an intermediate or not. Secondly, as regards the ..."
4. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... and the genus Chrysochloris — Golden-green Moles — to Africa. The latter presents the only example of mammals with splendid metallic tints like those ..."
5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Of these the most interesting is the genus Chrysochloris, which forms a distinct family, and comprises no less than eight species. ..."
6. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1870)
"... Linn., is confined to Europe and Asia; and the genus Chrysochloris—Golden-green Moles — to Africa. The latter presents the only example of mammals with ..."