Definition of Genus Cuniculus
1. Noun. Pacas.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Dasyproctidae, Family Dasyproctidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cuniculus
Literary usage of Genus Cuniculus
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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Another very well-known member of this sub-family is the Lemming. The name, however, applies to two quite distinct genera. The genus Cuniculus, including ..."
2. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"Still more northern, and indeed circum- polar in its range, is the banded lemming, which alone represents a genus (Cuniculus) distinguished from the last by ..."
3. British Mammals: An Attempt to Describe and Illustrate the Mammalian Fauna by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"But, except for this, the genus Cuniculus is a much more specialised form than the true lemming^ Its colour is a curious mingling of chestnut, orange, ..."