Definition of Genus thomomys
1. Noun. Western pocket gophers.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Geomyidae, Geomyidae
Member holonyms: Thomomys Bottae, Valley Pocket Gopher, Northern Pocket Gopher, Thomomys Talpoides
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Thomomys
Literary usage of Genus thomomys
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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1882)
"A critical study of the genus Thomomys shows two well marked forms hitherto unnamed. One of these, from the yellow pine plateaus of northern New Mexico, ..."
2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1893)
"... the other with the upper incisors plane and the forefeet and claws smaller (genus Thomomys). These differences are shown in the accompanying cut. ..."
3. Ethnozoology of the Tewa Indians by Junius Henderson, John Peabody Harrington (1914)
"... Descriptions of Twenty-Three New Pocket Gophers of the genus thomomys, Proc. BM. Sac. Wash., xrv, p. 110,. 5 Bailey, Vernon, Revision of American Voles ..."
4. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"The third paper was by VERNON BAILEY, Notes on variation, distribution, and habits of the pocket-gophers of the genus Thomomys. Mr. BAILEY said these ..."
5. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"There are several species of gopher, found principally on the Pacific coast of the United States, belonging to the genus thomomys (Maxim. ..."