Definition of Genus Zapus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Zapodidae.

Exact synonyms: Zapus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Zapodidae, Zapodidae
Member holonyms: Meadow Jumping Mouse, Zapus Hudsonius

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zapus

genus Xiphias
genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia
genus Zanthoxylum
genus Zapus (current term)
genus Zea
genus Zenaidura
genus Zerumbet
genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus
genus Zingiber
genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus
genus Zoarces
genus Zoisia
genus Zonotrichia
genus Zostera

Literary usage of Genus Zapus

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"... ten species and seven subspecies — in the restricted subgenus Zapus, which collectively cover the whole of the North American range of the genus Zapus, ..."

2. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"... Mice of the genus Zapus. N. Л Fauna (U S. Dept. Agriculture) No. i?, pp. r-*9. 1897. MILDER, GS, JR.—Synopsis of the Voles of the Genus ..."

3. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"... the jumping-mice of the genus Zapus, of which several species are recognised by North American zoologists, ..."

4. Ethnozoology of the Tewa Indians by Junius Henderson, John Peabody Harrington (1914)
"PREBLE, EDWARD A. Revision of the jumping mice of the genus Zapus. North American Fauna, no. 15, Biol. Surr., US Dept. Agr., 1899. RUSSELL, FRANK. ..."

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