genus Cynocephalus

noun
type genus of the family Cynocephalidae
Syn: ↑Cynocephalus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cynocephalidae, ↑family Cynocephalidae
Member Meronyms: ↑flying lemur, ↑flying cat, ↑colugo

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