Definition of Genus suricata

1. Noun. Meerkats.

Exact synonyms: Suricata
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Viverridae, Family Viverrinae, Viverridae, Viverrinae
Member holonyms: Meerkat, Mierkat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Suricata

genus Struthio
genus Struthiomimus
genus Strymon
genus Sturnella
genus Sturnus
genus Stylomecon
genus Stylophorum
genus Styphelia
genus Styracosaurus
genus Styrax
genus Subularia
genus Suillus
genus Suksdorfia
genus Sula
genus Sundacarpus
genus Suricata
genus Surnia
genus Sus
genus Swainsona
genus Swertia
genus Swietinia
genus Sylvilagus
genus Symphalangus
genus Symphoricarpos
genus Symphytum
genus Symplocarpus
genus Symplocus
genus Synagrops
genus Synanceja
genus Synaptomys

Literary usage of Genus suricata

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

1. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Buff: xin.pi. 19. Kaempf: Shaw,2bo/. i.pi.92. Habitat.—India, and the Indian Islands. Genus SURICATA.—(Desm:) 331. ..."

2. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"Lastly, the meerkat, the sole representative of the genus Suricata, is an exclusively South African form. ..."

3. Convergence in Evolution by Arthur Willey (1911)
"The allied genus Suricata, the South African meerkat, has a similarly shaped pupil, shown very clearly in the specimens at the London Zoological Gardens. ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1882)
"... are (so far as I know) those of Herpestes, The Suricate was formed into the genus Suricata by Desmarest (N. Diet, d'llist. Nat. xxiv. p. ..."

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