Definition of Genus ginglymostoma

1. Noun. Nurse sharks.

Exact synonyms: Ginglymostoma
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Orectolobidae, Orectolobidae
Member holonyms: Ginglymostoma Cirratum, Nurse Shark



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ginglymostoma

genus Geoglossum
genus Geomys
genus Geophilus
genus Geothlypis
genus Geranium
genus Gerardia
genus Gerbera
genus Gerbillus
genus Gerea
genus Gerres
genus Gerrhonotus
genus Gerris
genus Gesneria
genus Geum
genus Giardia
genus Ginglymostoma
genus Ginkgo
genus Giraffa
genus Gladiolus
genus Glareola
genus Glaucium
genus Glaucomys
genus Glaux
genus Glechoma
genus Gleditsia
genus Gleichenia
genus Gliricidia
genus Glis
genus Globicephala
genus Globigerina

Literary usage of Genus ginglymostoma

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"A family of anarthrous selachians, typified by the genus Ginglymostoma, related to" the ... typified by the genus Ginglymostoma: same as the family ..."

2. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"The genus Ginglymostoma includes Sharks some of which grow to twelve feet in length, with small eyes and minute spiracles; they are of pelagic habit and ..."

3. Bulletin by Engineering Dept, National Electric Lamp Association, New Jersey Bureau of Geology and Topography, New Jersey Geological Survey, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation and Development, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation. Division of Forestry, Geology, Parks an (1911)
"Genus GINGLYMOSTOMA Muller and Henle. Ginglymostoma Muller and Henle, Arch. Naturg., 1837, p. 396. (No species given.) Type Squalus cirratus Gmelin, ..."

4. Bulletin by Geological Survey of New Jersey (1911)
"Genus GINGLYMOSTOMA Muller and Henle. Ginglymostoma Miiller and Henle, Arch. Naturg., 1837, p. 396. (No species given.) Type Squalus cirratus Gmelin, ..."

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