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Helamys is a genus of Pedetidae, described by G. Cuvier in 1816.

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Google previewTreasury of Natural History; Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology ... (1872)

by Samuel Maunder

[See SparhowO HELAMYS. or JUMPING HARE. Thíe animal constitutes a genue of mammalia, of the order fíodentia, allied ...

Google previewencyclopedia americana (1833)


Helamys (Pedetes, IUig.). Spalax. Orycterus. Geomys (Pseudosloma, Say). Diplostoma. Castor (Beaver). Couxa (Myopotamus, Comm.). Hystrix (Porcupine). Liepus (Hare). Cavia (Guinea Pig). Order VI. EDENTATA. Tribk 1. TARDIGRADE.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art (1848)

Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of Every Branch of Human Knowledge; with the Derivation and Definition of All the Terms in General Use by Joseph Cauvin

genus Helamys, is so called. It is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, and inhabits deep burrows. See HeLaxos. JUNCACEAE. (Juncus, one of the genern.) A small obscure natural order of Endogenous o in most respects ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art ... With the derivation and definition of all the terms in general use. Edited by W. T. Brande ... assisted by Joseph Cauvin, etc (1847)

by William Thomas BRANDE

us Helamys, is so called. It is a native of the Cape of ood Hope, and inhabits deep burrows. See HELAMys. JUNCACEAE. (Juncus, one of the genera.) A small obscure natural order of Endogenous plants, in most respects ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1874)

Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

Helamys, Jumping Hare (Supp.) Helena, Bay Is. , Ruatan. Helenin, Elecampane. Helgoland, Heligoland. Heliacal year, Canicular. Heltand, Germany, 734. Heliantfiemum vulgarc, Cist us. Heliocantharus, Scaraboeus. Heliostat, Heliotrope.

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

HELAMYS, or JUMPING HARE. This animal constitutes a genus of mammalia, of the order Rodentia, allied to the Jerboas. The head is large, the tail long, the fore legs are very short in comparison with the hinder. They have four molars, each ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Helamys of Fred.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1879)

by William Rossiter

Aare=Pedetes capensis=Helamys capensis. /. johnny=3. flsh= Close-eyed gudgeon. /. ffiougesaMeriones Hudsonicus. /. spider =± Attus. Juncaoece, (jun-kit'se-e). [Juncus, q.v. ]=* Rushes: herbs with thin stem and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1886)

A New Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use ... by Robert Hunter

Cnvier Helamys (q.v.), ped-e'-ti'-nw,1*. pt. [Mod. Lat.2>f(ta(fs); Lat. fern. pi. adj. suff. -ime.] Zool : A sub-family of Dipodidee, with the single genus Pedetes ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

But in this Order there are two remarkable leapers, of which the one, Forster's Jerboa, Helamys, has four bones of very considerable length, of which the outermost is very slender, and a small rudiment of a thumb ; the oilier is the True Jerboa, ...

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