Definition of Genus thalarctos

1. Noun. Polar bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus.

Exact synonyms: Thalarctos
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Ursidae, Ursidae
Member holonyms: Ice Bear, Polar Bear, Thalarctos Maritimus, Ursus Maritimus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Thalarctos

genus Terebella
genus Teredo
genus Termes
genus Terrapene
genus Terrietia
genus Testudo
genus Tethus
genus Tetraclinis
genus Tetragonia
genus Tetragonurus
genus Tetrahymena
genus Tetraneuris
genus Tetrao
genus Tetrapturus
genus Teucrium
genus Thalarctos
genus Thalictrum
genus Thamnophilus
genus Thamnophis
genus Thelypteris
genus Theobroma
genus Thermobia
genus Thermopsis
genus Thespesia
genus Thevetia
genus Thielavia
genus Thiobacillus
genus Thlaspi
genus Thomomys

Literary usage of Genus thalarctos

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

1. Introduction to Mammalia by Charles Hamilton Smith (1858)
"Sub-genus THALARCTOS.—Marine Bears. — The North Polar region is frequented by a species of bear, which is sufficiently distinct from the foregoing to be ..."

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