Definition of Genus Onychomys
1. Noun. Grasshopper mice.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cricetidae, Family Cricetidae
Member holonyms: Grasshopper Mouse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Onychomys
Literary usage of Genus Onychomys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1899)
"Among the ten species and races of short-tailed mice of the genus Onychomys known to inhabit the United States we find a surprisingly small amount of color ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"A similar statement may be made of the interesting grasshopper-mice, of the genus Onychomys, which are also called scorpion-mice. ..."
3. The Mammals of Minnesota: A Scientific and Popular Account of Their Features by Clarence Luther Herrick (1892)
"genus Onychomys, BAIRD. MOLE MICE. This genus is of particular interest in as much as it ... genus Onychomys."
4. Bulletin (1892)
"genus Onychomys, BAIRD. MOLE MICE. This genus is of particular interest in as much as it contains three varieties of mice which, from their inaccessible ..."