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Volaticotherium

Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Volaticotheriidae — a Mesozoic gliding mammal.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Latin volaticus ("winged or flying") + Ancient Greek θήρ (thēr, "beast")

Examples

  • And also on Mesozoic mammals we have the amazing new gliding mammal Volaticotherium [image at left] from the controversial Daohugou beds of Inner Mongolia.

    Archive 2006-12-01

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