Definition of Notoryctidae
1. Noun. Pouched moles.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Marsupialia, Order Marsupialia
Member holonyms: Genus Notoryctus, Notoryctus
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Literary usage of Notoryctidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... of which a single specimen is known; the Antilocapridae, represented only by the Prong-horn of the western plains of North America; the notoryctidae, ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The pouch opens backwards, and there are eight mammae. Fam. 4. notoryctidae.—This family contains but a single genus and species, the recently-discovered ..."
3. Australasia by Henry Rees (1907)
"... marsupial with probably the closest affinity to the fossil mammals which lived in Europe in Jurassic times. The notoryctidae are represented by a single ..."
4. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1893)
"T = TB- As a result of comparison with the various families of Marsupials he arrives at the conclusion that the notoryctidae are a family of ..."
5. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"... they are remarkable in possessing a type of foot characteristic of the Diprotodontia. The notoryctidae include the single genus ..."