Definition of Family Ochotonidae

1. Noun. Pikas and extinct forms.

Exact synonyms: Ochotonidae
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

family Nephropsidae
family Nepidae
family Neritidae
family Nidulariaceae
family Nitrobacteriaceae
family Noctuidae
family Nostocaceae
family Notonectidae
family Notoryctidae
family Nummulitidae
family Nyctaginaceae
family Nymphaeaceae
family Nymphalidae
family Nyssaceae
family Ochnaceae
family Ochotonidae (current term)
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae

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. ..."

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