Orycteropus


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Related to Orycteropus: Orycteropodidae, Tubulidentata
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Noun1.Orycteropus - coextensive with the family OrycteropodidaeOrycteropus - coextensive with the family Orycteropodidae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
aardvark, Orycteropus afer, ant bear, anteater - nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
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Pterodon africanus Isohyaenodon pilgrimi Deinotheriidae Isohyaenodon zadoki Leakitherium hiwegi Deinotherium hobleyi Teratodon spekei Orycteropodidae Primates Orycteropus africanus Mioeuoticus bishopi Progalago dorae Hyracoidea Komba robustus Komba minor Brachyhyrax aequatorialis Prohylobates sp.