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Definition of the noun Arctomys
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Arctomys is a genus of Animalia.
Arctomys is a genus of Sciuridae, described by Schreber in 1782.
Arctomys is a genus of Sciuridae, described by Ord in 1815.
- synonym: genus Arctomys
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Mammalia
- order: Rodentia
- family: Sciuridae
- genus: Cynomys
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by Jon Rollins
Warning Arctomys is the location of the only caving fatality to date in the Canadian Rockies. lt is a long, deep and arduous cave in an isolated location, unlikely to be visited on foot by anyone but experienced cavers. Although many short ...
The American Naturalist (1914)
Arctomys is the most highly modified form, and has departed most widely in its habits; it is entirely terrestrial, seeks shelter in artificial burrows, eats grass, and hibernates. Were we to study the characters separating these genera, we should ...
by Robert Francis Scharff
The genus Arctomys is an ancient Asiatic genus, to judge from its general range. Only two species occur in Europe, one of which, the true Siberian Marmot (A. bobac), just enters our continent in the east — or rather, it is one of those species ...
Or A Description of All the Parts of the World, on a New Plan, According to the Great Natural Divisions of the Globe by Conrad Malte-Brun
k Arctomys is the generic name of the marmots. Perhaps the boboJc is meant by the Russian marmot. — P. 1 The Sarmatian weasel — upper part of the body yellow and brown j hence the name in the original, " marte-tigre.
Comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Physical, Statistical, Civil, and Political ... by Hugh Murray
Arctomys empetra. Quebec Marmot. £ervus tarandus 2 Carabou Deer. Mustela canadensis. Pekan, or Fisher. Arctomys pruinosus. The Whistler.
Volume 39 - Supplement 4: Accreditation of Library Education to Videotex: Teletext, and the ImPatt of Television Systems Information Systems on Library Services by Allen Kent
Oh Arctomys Monax. the king of the candles, Preserve from all scandals the name we hold dear. . . . Thus wrote Carr Liggett, the club's unofficial poet laureate . The official bronze candlestick of a groundhog bearing a candle. FIGURE 1.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Mus Arctomys, the Marmot. The characters of this genus are, two wedge-like cutting teeth in each jaw j 5 grinders above, and 4 below, on each fide; and perfect clavicles or Collar-bones. 5. Mus Arctomys Bobac, the PoRJh marmot, is of a ...
by George Crabb
The Arctomys is so similar to the mouse that it scarcely ...
A Portable Cyclopaedia, Or, Compendious Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Including the Latest Discoveries (1819)
by C.T. Watkins
Arctomys bobac is of the_size of the Alpine marmot, and abounds in Poland and Russia, among the Carpathian hills. It is grey above and ferruginous be_neath, the tail is short. In its inannersit resembles the fir.-t species. The holes of these ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
Mus Arctomys, the Marmot. The characters of this genus are, two wedge-like cutting teeth in each jaw ; 5 grinders above, and 4 below, on each side ; and perfect clavicles or collar-bones. 5. Mus Arctomys Bobac, the Polijh marmot, is of a ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Alpine Marmot (Arctomys marmotta). The following account of the habits of the Alpine marmot, A. marmotta, extracted from Professor Blasius's well-known work on the mammals of Germany, applies, with but little variation, to all the members of ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
Mus Arctomys, the Marmot. The characters of this genus are, two wedge-like cutting teeth in each jaw ; 5 grinders above, and 4 below, on each lide ; and perfect clavicles or co, lar-bones. 5. Mus Arctomys Bo%ac, the PoIi/l> marmot, is of a ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
Mus Arctomys BoBAC,the Polish marmot, is of a greyish colour, mixed with long ...
British Encyclopedia (1819)
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
ARCTOMYS, the marmot, in natural history, a genus of the Mammalia class of animals, of which the generic character is, front teeth two in each jaw, strong, sharp, and cuneated; grinders in the upper jaw, five on each side, in the lower Jaw four ...
by George Gregory
Arctomys pruinosa, or hoary marmot. This species is about the size of the monax, or M land marmot, and is of a hoary ash-colour; the hair, whic is long and rather coarse, being cinereous at the roots, black in the middle, and white at the tips ...
Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B by William Nicholson
Arctomys marmo- ta, or Alpine marmot : ears short, round ; body brown, beneath reddish. It inhabits dry open places, on the summits of the Alps and Pyrenees; feeds naturally on roots, herbs, and insects ; when tamed it will eat any thing that is ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
See ARctomys. MARNE, THE, a considerable river of France, which rises about three iniles south of Langres, in the department of the Upper Marne; and K. by Chaumont, Joinville, Chalons sur arne, Epernay, Chateau, Tierny, Meaux, Lagny, ...
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