Definition of Genus Potorous
1. Noun. Potoroos.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Potoroinae, Subfamily Potoroinae
Member holonyms: Potoroo
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Potorous
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. ..."