Definition of Genus phascolarctos
1. Noun. Koalas.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Phalangeridae, Phalangeridae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phascolarctos
Literary usage of Genus phascolarctos
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1. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1883)
"In its cranial osteology the genus Phascolarctos departs, as is well known, from many of the characters of the ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"... on the other to some Marsupials, and particularly to the genus Phascolarctos. These resemblances the author considers to be merely isomorphisms, ..."
3. Australasia by Alfred Russel Wallace, Augustus Henry Keane (1888)
"It forms the genus Phascolarctos, and is called by the colonists " native bear " or " native monkey. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1897)
"... the genus Phascolarctos, our little native bears or koalas. I have kept numerous specimens of this animal (P. cinereus) on his native gum trees, ..."