Definition of Family Ursidae

1. Noun. Bears and extinct related forms.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ursidae

family Tulostomataceae
family Tupaiidae
family Turnicidae
family Tylenchidae
family Typhaceae
family Typhlopidae
family Tytonidae
family Uintatheriidae
family Ulmaceae
family Ulvaceae
family Umbelliferae
family Unionidae
family Upupidae
family Uranoscopidae
family Ursidae (current term)
family Urticaceae
family Usneaceae
family Ustilaginaceae
family Valerianaceae
family Varanidae
family Veneridae
family Verbenaceae
family Vespertilionidae
family Vespidae
family Violaceae
family Viperidae
family Vireonidae
family Viscaceae
family Vitaceae

Literary usage of Family Ursidae

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

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The most primitive group is perhaps that of the true Bears, family Ursidae; for in them the molars are two above and three below, and have thus not become ..."

2. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"... Canidae or Dog Family, Viverridae or Civet Family, Mustelidae or Weasel Family, Ursidae or Bear Family, and the Phocidae or Seal Family. ..."

3. The Mammals of Colorado: An Account of the Several Species Found Within the by Edward Royal Warren (1910)
"... PAGE Family Procyonidae . . . . .218 Key of the Genera of Procyonidae . .218 family Ursidae . . . . . 222 Family Canidae ..... 233 Key of the Genera of ..."

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