Definition of Genus atherurus
1. Noun. A genus of Hystricidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hystricidae, Hystricidae
Member holonyms: Brush-tail Porcupine, Brush-tailed Porcupine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Atherurus
Literary usage of Genus atherurus
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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"... latest published statement of the type of the genus Atherurus F. Cuvier, so far as I am aware, is that by Dr. TS Palmer in his excellent Index Generum ..."
2. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"Collected by Dr. W. L- Abbott. Original number 1555. Catalogued September 2, 1902. Well-made skin in good condition; skull perfect. Genus ATHERURUS. ..."