genus Tenrec

noun
type genus of the family Tenrecidae: tenrecs
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Tenrecidae, ↑family Tenrecidae
Member Meronyms: ↑tailless tenrec, ↑Tenrec ecaudatus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tenrec ecaudatus — noun prolific animal that feeds chiefly on earthworms • Syn: ↑tailless tenrec • Hypernyms: ↑tenrec, ↑tendrac • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Tenrec …   Useful english dictionary

  • tenrec — /ten rek/, n. any of several insectivorous mammals of the family Tenrecidae, of Madagascar, having a long, pointed snout, certain species of which are spiny and tailless. Also, tanrec. [1720 30; < F < Malagasy tàndraka] * * * ▪ mammal family  any …   Universalium

  • Tailless tenrec — Tailless tenrec[1] Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Common Tenrec — Taxobox name = Common TenrecMSW3 Bronner | pages = 77] status = LC trend = unknown status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006 | assessors = Afrotheria Specialist Group (Tenrec Section), Vololomboahangy, R. Goodman, S. | year = 2006 | id =… …   Wikipedia

  • tailless tenrec — noun prolific animal that feeds chiefly on earthworms • Syn: ↑Tenrec ecaudatus • Hypernyms: ↑tenrec, ↑tendrac • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Tenrec …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Web-footed Tenrec — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Rice tenrec — Rice tenrecs[1] Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class …   Wikipedia

  • Greater Hedgehog Tenrec — Greater Hedgehog Tenrec[1] Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Lesser Hedgehog Tenrec — Taxobox name = Lesser Hedgehog TenrecMSW3 Bronner | pages = 76] status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006 | assessors = Afrotheria Specialist Group (Tenrec Section), Olson, L. Goodman, S. | year = 2006 | id = 40592 | title =… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.