Definition of Genus Potorous

1. Noun. Potoroos.

Exact synonyms: Potorous
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Potoroinae, Subfamily Potoroinae
Member holonyms: Potoroo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Potorous

genus Populus
genus Porcellio
genus Poronotus
genus Porphyra
genus Porphyrio
genus Porphyrula
genus Portulaca
genus Portunus
genus Porzana
genus Potamogale
genus Potamogeton
genus Potamophis
genus Potentilla
genus Poterium
genus Pothos
genus Potorous (current term)
genus Potos
genus Pouteria
genus Praunus
genus Prenanthes
genus Presbytes
genus Priacanthus
genus Primula
genus Prinia
genus Priodontes
genus Prionace
genus Prionotus
genus Pristis
genus Pritzelago
genus Proboscidea

Literary usage of Genus Potorous

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

1. The Geography of Mammals by William Lutley Sclater, Philip Lutley Sclater (1899)
"Bettongia and its allied genus Potorous embrace the Kangaroo-rats, as they are often termed. These are all small, never exceeding a rabbit in size; ..."

2. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"Kangaroo, brush, or wallabies, 498. Kangaroo, great gray (Macropus giganteus), 495. Kangaroo rat (genus Potorous), 499. Kangaroo rats and mice, 424. ..."

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