Lophiomys
Lophiomys Lo*phi"o*mys, n. [NL., fr. Gr. lofia` a mane, bristly ridge + my^s a mouse.] (Zo["o]l.) A very singular rodent ({Lophiomys Imhausi}) of Northeastern Africa. It is the only known representative of a special family ({Lophiomyid[ae]}), remarkable for the structure of the skull. It has handlike feet, and the hair is peculiar in structure and arrangement. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lophiomys — imhausi Rat à crinière …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lophiomys — Mähnenratte Mähnenratte Systematik Unterordnung: Mäuseverwandte (Myomorpha) Überfamilie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • lophiomys — lo·phi·o·mys …   English syllables

  • lophiomys — ləˈfīəˌmis noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from lophi + mys : a genus of atypical rodents of northeastern and eastern Africa having the temporal fossae of the skull bridged by plates of bone compare crested hamster …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lophiomys Imhausi — Rat à crinière …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lophiomys imhausi — Rat à crinière …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lophiomys Imhausi — Lophiomys Lo*phi o*mys, n. [NL., fr. Gr. lofia a mane, bristly ridge + my^s a mouse.] (Zo[ o]l.) A very singular rodent ({Lophiomys Imhausi}) of Northeastern Africa. It is the only known representative of a special family ({Lophiomyid[ae]}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lophiomys imhausi — Hamster d Imhause ou Rat à crête …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lophiomys imhausi —   Lophiomys imhausi …   Wikipedia Español

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