Definition of Family 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 Family Carchariidae
Literary usage of Family Carchariidae
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1. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1901)
"Family CARCHARIIDAE. The teeth of this family of "man-eating sharks" are very abundant in the Tertiary of all countries, and closely resemble those of the ..."
2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1913)
"Later, Waite (liX)9) took several female Galena australi*, of the family Carchariidae, in which were found numbers of young, each in a thin membranous ..."