Definition of Family spalacidae
1. Noun. Mole rats.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Myomorpha, Suborder Myomorpha
Member holonyms: Genus Spalax, Spalax
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Spalacidae
Literary usage of Family spalacidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... has hitherto formed part of the next family, Spalacidae ; but a recent examination of its anatomy by M. Milne-Edwards shows that it belongs to the ..."