Definition of Genus Mellivora

1. Noun. Ratels.

Exact synonyms: Mellivora
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Mustelidae, Mustelidae
Member holonyms: Honey Badger, Mellivora Capensis, Ratel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mellivora

genus Melampsora
genus Melanerpes
genus Melanitta
genus Melanogrammus
genus Melanoplus
genus Melanotis
genus Melastoma
genus Meleagris
genus Meles
genus Melia
genus Melicocca
genus Melicoccus
genus Melicytus
genus Melilotus
genus Melissa
genus Mellivora (current term)
genus Melocactus
genus Melogale
genus Melolontha
genus Melophagus
genus Melopsittacus
genus Melospiza
genus Melursus
genus Menippe
genus Meniscium
genus Menopon
genus Mentha
genus Menticirrhus
genus Mentzelia

Literary usage of Genus Mellivora

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"genus Mellivora. Tubercular grinder transverse; flesh-tooth larger, with a small internal lobe, and with a single tubercle; lower flesh-tooth ..."

2. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Thomas Horsfield (1851)
"The genus Mellivora forms a natural transition to the second family of this order : the , Gray, Cat. Mamm. Br. Mus. Syst. List. XXI. a. URSINA. ..."

3. Records of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1878)
"... and a ramus of the mandible; all the specimens seem to belong to one species. Genus: MELLIVORA. In the unpublished plates of the " Fauna Antiqua ..."

4. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"... probably allied to the living yellow-throated Indian species; a ratel, belonging to a genus (Mellivora) now restricted to India and Africa; and likewise ..."

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