Definition of Solenodon. Meaning of Solenodon. Synonyms of Solenodon

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Definition of Solenodon

Solenodon
Solenodon So*le"no*don, n. [Gr. ???? a channel + ????, ???, a tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) Either one of two species of singular West Indian insectivores, allied to the tenrec. One species (Solendon paradoxus), native of St. Domingo, is called also agouta; the other (S. Cubanus), found in Cuba, is called almique.

Meaning of Solenodon from wikipedia

- /soʊˌlɛnəˈdɒntɪdiː/. The two living solenodon species are the Cuban solenodon (Atopogale cubana), and the Hispaniolan solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus). Threats to both...
- The Hispaniolan solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus), is a solenodon endemic to the Caribbean island of Hispaniola (shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti)...
- Solenodontidae along with a similar species, the Hispaniolan solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus). The solenodon is unusual among mammals in that its saliva is toxic...
- Solenodon is a genus of mammal, one of only two in the family Solenodontidae. According to the American Society of Mammalogists, it includes 3 species...
- gymnures (family Erinaceidae, formerly also the order Erinaceomorpha), solenodons (family Solenodontidae), the desmans, moles, and shrew-like moles (family...
- The giant solenodon (Solenodon arredondoi) is an extinct species of soricomorph that occurred in western Cuba. A larger animal than the still-extant Cuban...
- Marcano's solenodon (Solenodon marcanoi) is an extinct species of mammal in the family Solenodontidae known only from skeletal remains found on the island...
- hylophaga)[disputed] Both species of solenodon, the Cuban solenodon (Solenodon cub****) and the Hispaniolan solenodon (S. paradoxus) Slow loris (Nycticebus...
- Genus Solenodon †Giant solenodon, Solenodon arredondoi †Marcano's solenodon, Solenodon marcanoi Cuban solenodon, Solenodon cub**** Hispaniolan solenodon, Solenodon...
- which the toxic saliva is produced. The Cuban solenodon (Solenodon cub****) and Hispaniolan solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus) look similar to large shrews. They...