Definition of Genus Lagidium

1. Noun. A genus of Chinchillidae.

Exact synonyms: Lagidium
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Chinchillidae, Family Chinchillidae
Member holonyms: Mountain Chinchilla, Mountain Viscacha

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lagidium

genus Kyphosus
genus Lablab
genus Laburnum
genus Laccopetalum
genus Lacerta
genus Lachnolaimus
genus Lactarius
genus Lactobacillus
genus Lactophrys
genus Lactuca
genus Laelia
genus Lagarostrobus
genus Lagenaria
genus Lagenophera
genus Lagerstroemia
genus Lagidium (current term)
genus Lagodon
genus Lagopus
genus Lagorchestes
genus Lagostomus
genus Lagothrix
genus Laguncularia
genus Lama
genus Lambertia
genus Lambis
genus Laminaria
genus Lamium
genus Lamna
genus Lampris
genus Lampropeltis

Literary usage of Genus Lagidium

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

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"'The genus Lagidium of Dr. Meyen is synonymous with my Lagotis; and the species named by him ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The genus Lagidium (also called Lagotis), which includes " Cuvier's Chinchilla," is also a mountain dweller. There are several species of this genus, ..."

3. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"Another genus (Lagidium) are also mountain dwellers, but their fur is inferior. Chinchilla. Closely allied to them are the ..."

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