Definition of Nycticebus
1. Noun. A genus of Lorisidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Lorisidae, Lorisidae
Member holonyms: Nycticebus Pygmaeus, Nycticebus Tardigradua, Slow Loris
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nycticebus
Literary usage of Nycticebus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mammals of India: A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1874)
"Nycticebus, Geoffroy. Char.—Head, round ; muzzle, short and triangular ; ears, short, hairy ; extremities, ... Nycticebus tardigradus. Lemur apud GEOFFROY. ..."
2. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"SLOW LORIS (Nycticebus tardigradus). African genus Papio occurs in the Indian Pliocene and in Madras survived till the ..."
3. List of the Osteological Specimens in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1847)
"Skull, Madagascar. * Bones of body. Madagascar. Nycticebus, Geoff. ... Nycticebus Javanicus. Skull. Madagascar. * Skull. Ceylon. LORIS, Geoff. The LOBIS. ..."