Definition of Genus Petaurista

1. Noun. Very large Asiatic flying squirrels.

Exact synonyms: Petaurista
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Petauristidae, Subfamily Petauristidae
Member holonyms: Flying Cat, Flying Marmot, Petaurista Petaurista, Taguan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Petaurista

genus Peripatopsis
genus Peripatus
genus Periplaneta
genus Periploca
genus Perisoreus
genus Peristedion
genus Pernis
genus Perodicticus
genus Perognathus
genus Peromyscus
genus Peronospora
genus Persea
genus Persoonia
genus Pertusaria
genus Petasites
genus Petaurista (current term)
genus Petaurus
genus Petrocoptis
genus Petrogale
genus Petromyzon
genus Petroselinum
genus Petteria
genus Petunia
genus Peziza
genus Pezophaps
genus Phacelia
genus Phacochoerus
genus Phaethon
genus Phaius
genus Phalacrocorax

Literary usage of Genus Petaurista

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1. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by E. Meijaard (2005)
"Southeast Asian flying squirrels of the genus Petaurista feed primarily on energy- rich soft fruits in mature forests, but an ability to incorporate leaf ..."

2. Some Inquiries in the Province of Kemaon: Relative to Geology, and Other by John McClelland (1835)
"The body was broad and clumsy, the neck short, and nearly as broad as the body. It had * Probably a species of the genus Petaurista of Cuvier. ..."

3. Wood's Animal Kingdom: Illustrated by John George Wood (1870)
"... and is supposed to be the only species that belongs to the genus Petaurista. The peculiarity of its teeth and other portions of its structure will be ..."

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