Definition of Genus Regalecus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Regalecidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Regalecidae, Regalecidae
Member holonyms: King Of The Herring, Oarfish, Regalecus Glesne, Ribbonfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Regalecus
Literary usage of Genus Regalecus
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1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"... who referred it to a new genus regalecus, with the trivial name of ' lanceolatus.' Dr. Shaw names it the Cepe- dian ..."
2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... in his genus regalecus, but it cannot belong to that as it does not possess any ventral fins. ..."