Definition of Genus Diceros

1. Noun. Most common species in Africa.

Exact synonyms: Diceros
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Rhinocerotidae, Rhinoceros Family, Rhinocerotidae
Member holonyms: Black Rhinoceros, Diceros Bicornis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Diceros

genus Descurainia
genus Desmanthus
genus Desmidium
genus Desmodium
genus Desmodus
genus Desmograthus
genus Deutzia
genus Diacalpa
genus Diadophis
genus Dialeurodes
genus Dianthus
genus Diapensia
genus Diapheromera
genus Dicamptodon
genus Dicentra
genus Diceros (current term)
genus Dichondra
genus Dicranopteris
genus Dicranum
genus Dicrostonyx
genus Dictamnus
genus Dictostylium
genus Dictyophera
genus Didelphis
genus Dieffenbachia
genus Diervilla
genus Difflugia
genus Digitalis
genus Digitaria

Literary usage of Genus Diceros

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

1. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"The genus Diceros, of which the black rhinoceros is the type, differs almost as radically from the other African genus, Ceratotherium, or white rhinoceros, ..."

2. British Mammals: An Attempt to Describe and Illustrate the Mammalian Fauna by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"This type of rhinoceros has recently been erected into a special genus, Diceros, because of its marked differences from the Asiatic rhinoceroses. ..."

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