Definition of Genus Ptilocercus

1. Noun. Pentails.

Exact synonyms: Ptilocercus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Tupaiidae, Tupaiidae
Member holonyms: Pen-tail, Pen-tailed Tree Shrew, Pentail

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ptilocercus

genus Psychotria
genus Pteretis
genus Pteridium
genus Pteris
genus Pternohyla
genus Pterocarpus
genus Pterocarya
genus Pterocles
genus Pterocnemia
genus Pterodactylus
genus Pterois
genus Pteropogon
genus Pteropus
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus (current term)
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus

Literary usage of Genus Ptilocercus

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

1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1848)
"... which is probably the analogue of the hole in the former genus. PTILOCERCUS, ng Head moderately tapering ; whiskers elongated, rather rigid. ..."

2. Treeshrews: An Account of the Mammalian Family Tupaiidae by Marcus Ward Lyon (1913)
"The most important discoveries in regard to the group sine* 1821 have been the announcement of the genus Ptilocercus by Gray,1 1848, of the group now called ..."

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