Definition of Hydromys

1. Noun. Water rats.

Exact synonyms: Genus Hydromys
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Hydromyinae, Subfamily Hydromyinae
Member holonyms: Beaver Rat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydromys

Hydrobatidae
Hydrocharidaceae
Hydrocharis
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Hydrocharitaceae
Hydrochoeridae
Hydrochoerus
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrocortone
Hydrodamalis
Hydrodamalis gigas
Hydromantes
Hydromantes brunus
Hydromantes shastae
Hydromyinae
Hydromys
Hydrophyidae
Hydrophyllaceae
Hydrophyllum
Hydrophyllum virginianum
Hydrus
Hyemoschus
Hyemoschus aquaticus
Hygeian
Hygiea
Hygrocybe
Hygrocybe acutoconica
Hygrophoraceae
Hygrophorus
Hygrophorus borealis

Literary usage of Hydromys

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The hydromys have many external points of relation to the Echi- mys, ... hydromys leucogaster, and Hyd. chrysogaster, Geoff. An. Mus. VI, pi. xxxvi. ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The genus hydromys} of which tliere are several species, the best known being H. chrysogaster, is an exclusively Australian form, and is aquatic in habit. ..."

3. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"hydromys leucogaster of Guiana. We are of opinion that we might refer hither an animal of which the skin comes to the central parts of Europe for the use of ..."

4. Catalogue of the Bones of Mammalia in the Collection of the British Museum by Edward Gerrard (1862)
"Teeth:—Incisors £j; Molars g ; =12. The hydromys. hydromys chrysogaster. ... hydromys leucogaster, F. Cuv., Dents des Mamm. p. 172. no. 63 (den tition). ..."

5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1889)
"Whiskers as in Mus, fewer and slenderer than in hydromys. ... 10) as in hydromys chrysogaster, except that the lateral ends of the lobes are shorter and ..."

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