Definition of Odontaspis

1. Noun. Type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Odontaspis

Odinist
Odinists
Odisha
Odland body
Odo of Lagery
Odoacer
Odobenidae
Odobenus
Odobenus divergens
Odobenus rosmarus
Odocoileus
Odocoileus Virginianus
Odocoileus hemionus
Odocoileus hemionus columbianus
Odontaspididae
Odontaspis (current term)
Odontaspis taurus
Odontoceti
Odontophorus
Odovacar
Odovakar
Odtaa
Odyssean
Odysseus
Odyssey
Oe
Oecanthus
Oecanthus fultoni
Oedipal complex

Literary usage of Odontaspis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf G√ľnther (1870)
"From the Collection of the Zoological Society. 14. Odontaspis. ... 328. ip 224; or Dekay, Neto York Faun. fish. p. 361. Odontaspis taurus ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1891)
"It thus affords another instance of the striking similarity existing between the latest Mesozoic and the earliest Tertiary fish-remains. Odontaspis ..."

3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Odontaspis and its relatives of the same genus are numerous, from the Cretaceous onward, ... Odontaspis taurus is a similar form in the Mediterranean. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1900)
"GENUS Odontaspis. In this genus all except a few hindermost teeth exhibit a high, ... At least four species are known from the English Eocene. r. Odontaspis ..."

5. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1901)
"Odontaspis elegans Clark, 1896. Bull. 141, US Geol. Survey, p. 62. ... instrumental in reconstructing the dentition of this and other species of Odontaspis. ..."

6. Transactions of the Geological Society of London by Geological Society of London (1856)
"It belongs without doubt to the genus Odontaspis, and is very nearly allied to ... In the form of the central cone they agree very closely with Odontaspis ..."

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