Definition of Genus macrotis

1. Noun. A genus of Peramelidae.

Exact synonyms: Macrotis
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Peramelidae, Peramelidae
Member holonyms: Bilby, Macrotis Lagotis, Rabbit Bandicoot, Rabbit-eared Bandicoot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Macrotis

genus Lysimachia
genus Lythrum
genus Macaca
genus Macadamia
genus Machaeranthera
genus Macleaya
genus Maclura
genus Macowanites
genus Macrocephalon
genus Macrocheira
genus Macroclemys
genus Macrodactylus
genus Macronectes
genus Macropus
genus Macrothelypteris
genus Macrotis
genus Macrotus
genus Macrotyloma
genus Macrozamia
genus Macrozoarces
genus Madia
genus Madoqua
genus Maeandra
genus Magicicada
genus Magnolia
genus Mahonia
genus Maia
genus Maianthemum
genus Maja
genus Majorana

Literary usage of Genus macrotis

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1. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1847)
"... and one sub-genus (Macrotis); none of the other districts of continental Australia possess any genera which are not found elsewhere. ..."

2. A Natural History of the Mammalia by George Robert Waterhouse (1846)
"... and one sub-genus (Macrotis) ; none of the other districts of continental Australia possess any genera which are not found elsewhere. ..."

3. Reports on Zoology for 1843, 1844 by Andreas Johann Wagner, Franz Hermann Troschel, Wilhelm Ferdinand Erichson, Carl Th. Ernst Siebold (1847)
"The genus Macrotis has also been found upon Jamaica. (Ann. of Nat. Hist. xiii, p. 224.) Two new species have been added to G. Megaderma. ..."

4. Companion to the Botanical Magazine: Being a Journal, Containing Such by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1836)
"The, other species is the Black-tailed Deer (genus macrotis of Say), of a darker hue on the back, and bluish grey, ..."

5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1843)
"Among these, Mr. Gray observes, are some specimens of the genus Macrotis, a genus which he had recently established upon a Bat from Hayti, showing that this ..."

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