Definition of Bettongia
1. Noun. Jerboa kangaroo.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Potoroinae, Subfamily Potoroinae
Member holonyms: Bettong, Jerboa Kangaroo, Kangaroo Jerboa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bettongia
Literary usage of Bettongia
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1. The Mammalia in Their Relation to Primeval Times by Schmidt (Eduard Oskar) (1886)
"U. Lower Jaw of bettongia penicillata. After Lemoine. ... rather to assume that bettongia lived upon vegetable food. The scientific dispute regarding the ..."
2. Materials for the study of variation treated with especial regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"The following evidence relates to the genera bettongia, Potorous and ... in bettongia cases of fifth molar occur, but on the other hand cases of non- ..."