Definition of Genus Euphractus

1. Noun. A genus of Dasypodidae.

Exact synonyms: Euphractus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Dasypodidae, Family Dasypodidae
Member holonyms: Euphractus Sexcinctus, Peludo, Poyou

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Euphractus

genus Eucarya
genus Eucinostomus
genus Euderma
genus Eudyptes
genus Eugenia
genus Euglena
genus Eumeces
genus Eumenes
genus Eumetopias
genus Eumops
genus Eunectes
genus Euonymus
genus Eupatorium
genus Euphagus
genus Euphorbia
genus Euphractus (current term)
genus Euplectella
genus Euproctis
genus Eurotium
genus Euryale
genus Eustoma
genus Eutamias
genus Euterpe
genus Euthynnus
genus Evernia
genus Exacum
genus Exaeretodon
genus Fabiana
genus Fagopyrum
genus Fagus

Literary usage of Genus Euphractus

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1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... is allied to the living three-banded armadillos ; and a species of the existing genus Euphractus has been found in Bolivia. ..."

2. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"The Armadillos of the sub-genus Euphractus, Wagler, are distinguished by having the anterior tooth, which is shaped like the succeeding molar, 2i4 implanted ..."

3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... a new genus of Armadillo, representing ou a great scale the genus Euphractus of Wagler (the ..."

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