genus Cynomys


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Related to genus Cynomys: Cynomys gunnisoni
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Noun1.genus Cynomys - prairie dogsgenus Cynomys - prairie dogs        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
prairie dog, prairie marmot - any of several rodents of North American prairies living in large complex burrows having a barking cry
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References in periodicals archive ?
Pliocene-pleistocene biogeographic history of prairie dogs, genus Cynomys (Sciuridae), J Mammal, 76:100-122
Patterns of dental variation and evolution in prairie dogs, genus Cynomys. Pages 107-133 in Morphological change in Quaternary mammals of North America (R.