Definition of Family bathyergidae
1. Noun. Mole rats; sand rats.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Hystricomorpha, Suborder Hystricomorpha
Member holonyms: Bathyergus, Genus Bathyergus, Genus Heterocephalus, Heterocephalus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Bathyergidae
Literary usage of Family bathyergidae
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1. Science in South Africa: A Handbook and Review by William Flint, John Dow Fisher Gilchrist (1905)
"To the family Bathyergidae belong the Rodent-Moles ; there are seven or eight species described, the best known being the large Sand Mole ..."