Definition of Genus Crocuta

1. Noun. A genus of Hyaenidae.

Exact synonyms: Crocuta
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hyaenidae, Hyaenidae
Member holonyms: Crocuta Crocuta, Laughing Hyena, Spotted Hyena



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Crocuta

genus Crangon
genus Craspedia
genus Crataegus
genus Crateva
genus Crax
genus Crepis
genus Crescentia
genus Crex
genus Cricetus
genus Crocethia
genus Crocodilus
genus Crocodylus
genus Crocus
genus Crocuta (current term)
genus Cronartium
genus Crotalaria
genus Crotalus
genus Crotaphytus
genus Croton
genus Crotophaga
genus Cryptacanthodes
genus Cryptobranchus
genus Cryptocercus
genus Cryptocoryne
genus Cryptogramma
genus Cryptomeria
genus Cryptoprocta
genus Cryptotermes

Literary usage of Genus Crocuta

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

1. East African Mammals in the United States National Museum by Ned Hollister (1918)
"... is directly in front of the anterior external corner of that tooth, so great is the difference in position of the larger premolar. Genus CROCUTA Kaup. ..."

2. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"Body. — Sloping from shoulder to tail. Tail.— Short. Habitat. — Asia and Africa. In this genus Crocuta is included. ..."

3. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1879)
"... nomenclature by distinct generic designations for the forms so differing; and it v/ill be advisable to retain the modified genus Crocuta proposed by the ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Two other species are exclusively African, and differ much from the striped, so that some naturalists put them in another genus (Crocuta). ..."

5. Wood's Animal Kingdom: Illustrated by John George Wood (1870)
"Limbs.—Feet all with four toes. Body.—Sloping from shoulder to tal Tail.—Short. Habitat.—Asia and Africa. In this genus Crocuta is included. Genta. ..."

6. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"Two other species are exclusively African, and differ much from the striped, so that some naturalists put them in another genus (Crocuta). ..."

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