Definition of Phenacomys
1. Noun. Any of several vole-like terrestrial or arboreal rodents of cold forested regions of Canada and western United States.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phenacomys
Literary usage of Phenacomys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1903)
"... AND phenacomys FROM MACKENZIE, CANADA. BY EDWARD A. PREBLE. In studying a collection of mammals from the region of Athabasca and Great Slave lakes, ..."
2. Fauna of the Type Tejon: Its Relation to the Cowlitz Phase of the Tejon by Roy Ernest Dickerson (1915)
"(2) Back upper molar Pattern practically as in the subgenus phenacomys. ... In the subgenus phenacomys the outer portion of the posterior "trefoil" ..."