Definition of Family Ochotonidae
1. Noun. Pikas and extinct forms.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Lagomorpha, Order Lagomorpha
Member holonyms: Coney, Cony, Mouse Hare, Pika, Rock Rabbit, Genus Ochotona, Ochotona
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ochotonidae
Literary usage of Family Ochotonidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"family Ochotonidae. Pikas. Adult incisors two below and four above, tht extra pair very small and hidden behind the others, which are deeply grooved in ..."
2. Description of a New Species of Sea Snake from the Philippine Islands: With by John Van Denburgh, Joseph Cheesman Thompson (1908)
"Range—Along the Colorado River from the Nevada line to the Mexican line. Order LAGOMORPHA Family OCHOTONIDAE Ochotona schisticeps (Merriam) Gray-headed Cony ..."
3. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1903)
"... of eastern Europe, central Asia, Siberia, and the Boreal Zone of the mountains of western North America. Diagnosis.—Same as for the family Ochotonidae. ..."