What is another word for Genus Zapus?

2 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs zˈapəs], [ d‍ʒˈɛnəs zˈapəs], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s z_ˈa_p_ə_s]

Genus Zapus is a group of small, leaping rodents commonly referred to as jumping mice. These cute and elusive critters are native to North America, and are known for their unique jumping ability, which can be up to 9 feet in a single bound. Other synonyms for the genus Zapus include kangaroo mice, long-tailed jumping mice, and woodland jumping mice. They are typically found in wooded or shrubby areas, and feed on seeds, insects, and other small invertebrates. Due to their small size and nocturnal behavior, they are often difficult to spot in the wild, but make a fascinating subject for wildlife enthusiasts.

Synonyms for Genus zapus:

  • Other relevant words:

    Zapus Other relevant words (noun):

What are the hypernyms for Genus zapus?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Rodentia (rodents), Vertebrata (Vertebrates), mammalia (mammals).

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