Definition of Nyctereutes

1. Noun. Raccoon dogs.

Exact synonyms: Genus Nyctereutes
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Canidae, Family Canidae
Member holonyms: Nyctereutes Procyonides, Raccoon Dog



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nyctereutes

Nva
Nyakyusa
Nyamuragira
Nyamwezi
Nyanja
Nyankole
Nyasaland
Nyaturucha
Nyaturuwil
Nyaya
Nyctaginaceae
Nyctaginia
Nyctaginia capitata
Nyctereutes (current term)
Nyctereutes procyonides
Nyctian
Nycticebus
Nycticebus pygmaeus
Nycticebus tardigradua
Nycticorax
Nycticorax nycticorax
Nyctimene
Nyctotherus
Nydrazid
Nydri
Nyepi
Nyepis
Nyhan

Literary usage of Nyctereutes

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

1. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"Lower edge of lower jaw straight. Nyctereutes, Temm.; Gray, List of Mamm. 1840; PZS 1868, p. 522. Nyctereutes procyonoides. ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1870)
"No typical Herpestes seems to occur in China north of Hainan. •J5. Nyctereutes PROCYONOIDES. ... Cants (Nyctereutes) riven-inns, Temm. Faun. Jap. ; v. ..."

3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"Nyctereutes, a curious racoon-like dog, ranges from Canton to North China, the Amoor and Japan, and therefore seems to come best in this sub-region; ..."

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