Definition of Mephitis macroura
1. Noun. Of Mexico and southernmost parts of southwestern United States.
Generic synonyms: Polecat, Skunk, Wood Pussy
Group relationships: Genus Mephitis, Mephitis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mephitis Macroura
Literary usage of Mephitis macroura
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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1903)
"His conclusion, however, that it should be referred to mephitis macroura Licht., seems to be based on a misapprehension of the facts. ..."
2. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"Mephitis mexicana. Gray. Mag. Nat. Hist. ip 581, 1837: PZS 1865, p. 149. mephitis macroura, Licht. Abh. Akad. Berl. 1838, t. 77; Darstell. t. 46. f. 1, 2. ..."