Definition of Genus Lamna
1. Noun. A genus of Lamnidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Lamnidae, Lamnidae
Member holonyms: Lamna Nasus, Porbeagle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lamna
Literary usage of Genus Lamna
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1. Transactions of the Geological Society of London by Geological Society of London (1856)
"Lamna complanata, Eg.—The occurrence of a small lateral cusp in some of the specimens of this species marks it as belonging to the genus Lamna, although in ..."
2. University of California Publications. Bulletin of the Department of by University of California (1868-1952) (1910)
"The genus Lamna is known from Isurus by the presence of one or two small denticles at the base of a flexuous tooth, the edges of which are entire. ..."
3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1889)
"... the species being absorbed in the genus Lamna, which is thus defined : " Dentition only differing from that of Odontaspis in the relatively less ..."