Definition of Genus suricata
1. Noun. Meerkats.
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
Literary usage of Genus suricata
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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: Am.Eie.tab.567. 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. ..."