Definition of Phenacomys

1. Noun. Any of several vole-like terrestrial or arboreal rodents of cold forested regions of Canada and western United States.

Generic synonyms: Field Mouse, Vole
Group relationships: Genus Phenacomys



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phenacomys

phelloplastics
phelonia
phelonion
phelonions
phen-fen
phenacaine
phenacaine hydrochloride
phenacaines
phenacemide
phenacetin
phenacetins
phenacetolin
phenaceturic acid
phenacite
phenacites
phenacomys (current term)
phenacridane chloride
phenacyclamine
phenacyl
phenacyl bromide
phenadoxone
phenaglycodol
phenakism
phenakisms
phenakistiscope
phenakistiscopes
phenakistoscope
phenakistoscopes
phenakite
phenakites

Literary usage of Phenacomys

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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" ..."

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