Definition of Genus Mellivora
1. Noun. Ratels.
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
Literary usage of Genus Mellivora
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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 In the unpublished plates of the " Fauna Antiqua ..."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 ..."