Definition of Myrmecobius fasciatus

1. Noun. Small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct.

Exact synonyms: Anteater, Banded Anteater, Numbat
Generic synonyms: Dasyurid, Dasyurid Marsupial
Group relationships: Genus Myrmecobius, Myrmecobius



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrmecobius Fasciatus

Myriapoda
Myrica
Myrica cerifera
Myrica gale
Myrica pensylvanica
Myricaceae
Myricales
Myricaria
Myricaria germanica
Myriophyllum
Myristica
Myristica fragrans
Myristicaceae
Myrmecia
Myrmecobius
Myrmecobius fasciatus (current term)
Myrmecophaga
Myrmecophaga jubata
Myrmecophagidae
Myrmeleon
Myrmeleontidae
Myrmidon
Myroxylon balsamum
Myroxylon balsamum pereirae
Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylon toluiferum
Myrrhis
Myrrhis odorata
Myrsinaceae

Literary usage of Myrmecobius fasciatus

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

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; ..."

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