Definition of Bathyergus
1. Noun. Mole rats.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bathyergidae, Family Bathyergidae
Member holonyms: Mole Rat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bathyergus
Literary usage of Bathyergus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"MOLES from the Cape [of Good Hope (bathyergus)~\. The mouth is very small ; the tongue is narrow and thick ; the lateral lips unite across the mouth in both ..."
2. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Skeleton of the great Cape Mole, or coast bathyergus. ... bathyergus Maritimus. 523. Skeleton of the lesser Cape ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1895)
"It also appears that bathyergus maritimus (Gmel. ... should stand as bathyergus suillus (Schreber),1 as Schreber not only used this name on his PI. cciv B, ..."
4. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"bathyergus is a Rodent, with an excessively long pair of projecting lower gnawing teeth. It is a foot long, and covered with a light grey-brown silky fur. ..."
5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"account of these resemblances they have been called Mole- Bats. They are distributed into a certain number of genera, such as bathyergus,. ..."
6. Notes by a Naturalist on the "Challenger": Being an Account of Various by Henri Nottidge Moseley (1879)
"All other Mammalian habits almost have been adopted by Marsupials. bathyergus has, like our Talpa, a bare snout, and strong digging hands and feet ..."