from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of insectivorous mammals, typical of the subfamily Gymnurinæ.
- n. Same as Erismatura.
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- n. butterfly rays
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Mammals found only here or in few other Amazonian regions include three species of endemic titi monkeys (Callicebus hoffmannsi, C. dubius, C. cinerascens), endemic marmosets (Callithrix humeralifer), locally endemic white-faced sakis (Pithecia albicans), a number of rodents such as South American field mice (Bolomys lasiurus), and bats Saccopteryx gymnura.
Raffles, who described it as a _Viverra_ (_V. gymnura_); however,