Definition of Genus myocastor

1. Noun. A genus of Capromyidae.

Exact synonyms: Myocastor
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Capromyidae, Family Capromyidae
Member holonyms: Coypu, Myocastor Coypus, Nutria



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Myocastor

genus Muscari
genus Muscicapa
genus Muscivora
genus Musophaga
genus Mustela
genus Mustelus
genus Mutinus
genus Mutisia
genus Mya
genus Myadestes
genus Mycobacterium
genus Mycoplasma
genus Mycteria
genus Mycteroperca
genus Mylodon
genus Myocastor
genus Myopus
genus Myosotis
genus Myotis
genus Myrciaria
genus Myrica
genus Myricaria
genus Myriophyllum
genus Myristica
genus Myrmecia
genus Myrmecobius
genus Myrmecophaga
genus Myrmeleon
genus Myroxylon
genus Myrrhis

Literary usage of Genus myocastor

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1895)
"As Cuvier, in the year 1800, instituted the genus Fiber for the Muskrat, only the Coypu was left in the genus Myocastor, which thus became its type by ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... with deep enamel-folds; the first front toe being occasionally absent Of the few living representatives oí the group, the genus Myocastor (or ..."

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