Definition of Cryptoprocta

1. Noun. Large primitive cat-like carnivores inhabiting forests of Madagascar.

Exact synonyms: Genus Cryptoprocta
Group relationships: Family Viverridae, Family Viverrinae, Viverridae, Viverrinae
Generic synonyms: Civet, Civet Cat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cryptoprocta

Cryptobranchus
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
Cryptocercidae
Cryptocercus
Cryptococcus
Cryptocystis trichodectis
Cryptogamia
Cryptogramma
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
Cryptogramma crispa
Cryptogrammataceae
Cryptomeria
Cryptomeria japonica
Cryptophyceae
Cryptophyta
Cryptoprocta
Cryptoprocta ferox
Cryptostroma corticale
Cryptotermes
Cryptotermes brevis
Cryptotis
Cryptotis parva
Crystal
Crèvecœur-le-Grand
Crèvecœur-le-Petit
Cs
Csillag
Csillag's disease
Csk-like protein-tyrosine kinase
Ct.

Literary usage of Cryptoprocta

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

1. The Antananarvio Annual and Madagascar Magazine (1893)
""Two specimens of that rare creature, the Tree Lion {cryptoprocta ... or cryptoprocta ferox, is the only genus of the fam'ily Crypto- ..."

2. Sketches in Natural History: History of the Mammalia by Charles Knight (1849)
"Fig. 40 presents a front view of the head : d, the fore-foot covered with fur ; e, the hind-foot with the fur removed. • THE cryptoprocta ..."

3. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1900)
"External form of cryptoprocta 485 204. Skull of cryptoprocta—after Milne-Edwards ib. 205. Basis cranii of cryptoprocta—from Professor Flower's paper . ..."

4. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"Its generic name of cryptoprocta is given to it on account of the manner in which the ... The colour of the cryptoprocta is a light brown, tinged with red. ..."

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