Definition of Genus callorhinus
1. Noun. Fur seals.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Otariidae, Otariidae
Member holonyms: Fur Seal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Callorhinus
Literary usage of Genus callorhinus
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1. Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska: Results of Investigations by Lucien McShan Turner (1886)
"... being, doubtless, the males worsted on the hanling-grounds farther south, and the barren females driven from those places. Genus CALLORHINUS. ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"The northern fur-seals (genus Callorhinus) are confined to the North Pacific Ocean. At the present day they breed mainly on the Pribilof, Commander, Robben, ..."
3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus callorhinus has the dental formula for the molars —• The Northern Sea Bear or Northern Fur Seal, C. ur- sinus, Gray, of the continental coasts and ..."
4. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"rapidly, though awkwardly, for a considerable distance. The fur seals, genus Callorhinus, are by far the most important members of the group. ..."
5. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"genus callorhinus GRAY. (Beautiful—nose.) Molariform teeth small, simple; rostrum very short and wide at base, convex in upper outline; saggital and ..."