Definition of Genus Gavialis

1. Noun. Type genus of the Gavialidae.

Exact synonyms: Gavialis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Gavialidae, Gavialidae
Member holonyms: Gavial, Gavialis Gangeticus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gavialis

genus Gallinula
genus Gallirallus
genus Gallus
genus Gambelia
genus Gambusia
genus Garcinia
genus Gardenia
genus Garrulus
genus Gasterophilus
genus Gastroboletus
genus Gastrocybe
genus Gastrolobium
genus Gastrophryne
genus Gaultheria
genus Gavia
genus Gavialis (current term)
genus Gaylussacia
genus Gazania
genus Gazella
genus Geastrum
genus Gelechia
genus Gelsemium
genus Gempylus
genus Genetta
genus Genipa
genus Genista
genus Genlisea
genus Gentiana
genus Gentianella
genus Gentianopsis

Literary usage of Genus Gavialis

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1. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1850)
"Genus—GAVIALIS, Oppel. GAVIALIS DIXONI, Owen. Tab. X. The characters of the genus Gavialis are much more strongly marked than are those which distinguish ..."

2. Descriptive Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Reptilia and Pisces by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England (1854)
"genus Gavialis. 24. A mass of pyritic clay, including a portion of the dentary element of the lower jaw of the Gavialis Dixoni. See Tab. 12. figs. ..."

3. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... preceding genera the alveolar borders of the jaw have an uneven or wavy contour, and the teeth are of an unequal size. In the Gavials (genus Gavialis) ..."

4. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... alveolar borders of the jaw have an uneven or wavy contour, and the teeth are of an unequal si/e. In the Ga vials (genus Gavialis) the teeth are nearly ..."

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