Definition of Genus dolichotis

1. Noun. Maras.

Exact synonyms: Dolichotis
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Caviidae, Family Caviidae
Member holonyms: Dolichotis Patagonum, Mara



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dolichotis

genus Diplopterygium
genus Diplotaxis
genus Dipodomys
genus Dipogon
genus Dipsacus
genus Dipsosaurus
genus Dipteronia
genus Dipteryx
genus Dipus
genus Dirca
genus Disa
genus Discina
genus Dodonaea
genus Dolichonyx
genus Dolichos
genus Dolichotis
genus Doliolum
genus Dombeya
genus Doodia
genus Doronicum
genus Dorotheanthus
genus Doryopteris
genus Dovyalis
genus Draba
genus Dracaena
genus Draco
genus Dracocephalum
genus Dracontium
genus Dracula
genus Dracunculus

Literary usage of Genus dolichotis

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1. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus dolichotis comprises the Patagonian Cavy, weighing about twenty pounds, and resembling a hare. The Genus Chinchilla — Chinchillas — and closely ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The genus Dolichotis l has long ears, and generally resembles a rather long-legged Hare in appearance. ..."

3. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"... again, from the Pleistocene of Argentina, presents characters connecting it with Cavia and the following genus. Dolichotis (or ..."

4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus dolichotis comprises the Patagonian Cavy, weighing about twenty pounds, and resembling a hare. The Genus Chinchilla — Chinchillas — and closely ..."

5. A Natural History of the Mammalia by George Robert Waterhouse (1848)
"... the Cavies approach the Hares in many particulars, most of which are more strongly marked in the Patagonian Cavy. genus dolichotis. Dolichotis. ..."

6. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"The genus dolichotis (Desm.) is characterized by long limbs; ears half as long as the head, pointed, broad at the base; tail very short, and curved upward; ..."

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