Definition of Thylacinus cynocephalus

1. Noun. Rare doglike carnivorous marsupial of Tasmania having stripes on its back; probably extinct.

Exact synonyms: Tasmanian Tiger, Tasmanian Wolf, Thylacine
Generic synonyms: Dasyurid, Dasyurid Marsupial
Group relationships: Genus Thylacinus, Thylacinus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thylacinus Cynocephalus

Thurber
Thurgau
Thurgovia
Thuringia
Thuringian
Thuringians
Thurs
Thursday
Thursdays
Thurston
Thurston's geometrization conjecture
Thy
Thy 1 glycoprotein
Thygeson's disease
Thylacinus
Thylacinus cynocephalus
Thylogale
Thymelaeaceae
Thymelaeales
Thymus serpyllum
Thymus vulgaris
Thyreophora
Thyrsopteris elegans
Thyrza
Thysanocarpus
Thysanosoma actinoides
Ti
Ti.
Ti plasmid

Literary usage of Thylacinus cynocephalus

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1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1855)
"thylacinus cynocephalus. This animal (a male) died at the Society's Gardens, where it had been for several years. I believe it is the only one that has been ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1894)
"... which have reached the hands of those authors " cannot be distinguished from large male individuals of thylacinus cynocephalus," the existing species. ..."

3. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"thylacinus cynocephalus, Fischer Syn. Mamm., p.'270 (1829); Gould BM, p. 255. Mamm. Austr., i, pis. lui, liv ; Blyth Cat., p. 180; Thomas Cat. ..."

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