Definition of Ursus. Meaning of Ursus. Synonyms of Ursus

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Definition of Ursus

Ursus
Ursus Ur"sus, n. [L., a bear.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of Carnivora including the common bears.

Meaning of Ursus from wikipedia

- Ursus is Latin for bear. It may also refer to: Ursus (genus), a genus of bears Ursus of Aosta, 6th-century evangelist Ursus of Auxerre, 6th-century bishop...
- "Moccasin Joe". The scientific name of the brown bear, Ursus arctos, comes from the Latin ursus, meaning "bear", and from ἄρκτος arktos, the Gr**** word...
- identified: the American polar bear (Ursus maritimus maritimus) by Constantine J. Phipps in 1774, and the Siberian polar bear (Ursus maritimus marinus) by Peter...
- [page needed] A small primitive bear called Ursus abstrusus is the oldest known North American fossil member of the genus Ursus, dated to 4.95 mya. This suggests...
- The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) was a species of bear that lived in Europe and Asia during the Pleistocene and became extinct about 24,000 years ago during...
- years. Ursus etruscus appears to have evolved from Ursus minimus and gave rise to the modern brown bear, Ursus arctos, and the extinct cave bear, Ursus spelaeus...
- choice. † Ursus abstrususUrsus arvernensis † Deninger's bear, Ursus deningeriEtruscan bear, Ursus etruscusGamssulzen Cave bear, Ursus ingressus...
- these are all the same species, Ursus arctos. In 1963 Rausch reduced the number of North American subspecies to one, Ursus arctos middendorffi. Further testing...
- The Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) is one of the most common subspecies of the brown bear, and is found in much of Eurasia. It is also known...
- The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the Kodiak brown bear, sometimes the "Alaskan brown bear", inhabits the islands of the Kodiak...
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