Definition of Carchariidae
1. Noun. Sand sharks; in some classifications coextensive with family Carcharhinidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Elasmobranchii, Selachii, Subclass Elasmobranchii, Subclass Selachii
Member holonyms: Carcharias, Genus Carcharias, Genus Odontaspis, Odontaspis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carchariidae
Literary usage of Carchariidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1899)
"... is at all closely related to the carchariidae, With regard to the mode of origin of the nictitating membrane, although Miiller (6, p. ..."
2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"Collections.—Maryland Geological Survey, Johns Hopkins University, Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences. Family carchariidae Miiller and Henle. ..."
3. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of ChangeTe (1992)
"... which include the gray shark, white-tip shark, blue shark, and tiger shark; the carchariidae, which include the sand shark (including the species called ..."