Definition of Myrmecobius fasciatus
1. Noun. Small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct.
Generic synonyms: Dasyurid, Dasyurid Marsupial
Group relationships: Genus Myrmecobius, Myrmecobius
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Literary usage of Myrmecobius fasciatus
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1. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"... obtains in the case of the genus Sarcophilus, now represented only by the well-known Tasmanian devil. FIG. 4. BANDED ANTEATER. (Myrmecobius fasciatus ..."
2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1902)
"I have included the proportions for Myrmecobius fasciatus, and it will be noticed that the palatal length is more than three times the breadth, ..."
3. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... and in a slighter degree in the Virginian Opossum; it is relatively most developed in the skull of the Myrmecobius fasciatus, where the orbit is large; ..."