Definition of Genus Arctonyx

1. Noun. A genus of Mustelidae.

Exact synonyms: Arctonyx
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Mustelidae, Mustelidae
Member holonyms: Arctonyx Collaris, Hog Badger, Hog-nosed Badger, Sand Badger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arctonyx

genus Arbutus
genus Arca
genus Arcella
genus Arceuthobium
genus Archaeopteryx
genus Archaeornis
genus Archeopteryx
genus Archidiskidon
genus Archilochus
genus Architeuthis
genus Archosargus
genus Arctictis
genus Arctium
genus Arctocebus
genus Arctocephalus
genus Arctonyx (current term)
genus Arctostaphylos
genus Arctotis
genus Ardea
genus Ardisia
genus Areca
genus Arenaria
genus Arenga
genus Arethusa
genus Argemone
genus Argentina
genus Argentinosaurus
genus Argiope
genus Argonauta
genus Argusianus

Literary usage of Genus Arctonyx

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

1. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Thomas Horsfield (1851)
"In its dental system the genus Arctonyx resembles the allied genera of this family, Gulo and Meles : on the seventh plate Vol. I. of Gray and Hardwicke's ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Passing on to the more typical members of the badger group, we have first the genus Arctonyx, with the dentition 1. 1, c. \, p. ..."

3. Introduction to Mammalia by Charles Hamilton Smith (1858)
"... in the 19th volume of the Transactions of the Asiatic Society, and in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Sub-Genus ARCTONYX, F. Cuv. ..."

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