Definition of Genus odontaspis

1. Noun. Type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Odontaspis

genus Nyctimene
genus Nymphaea
genus Nymphalis
genus Nymphicus
genus Nypa
genus Nyssa
genus Oceanites
genus Ochna
genus Ochotona
genus Ochroma
genus Ocimum
genus Octopus
genus Ocyurus
genus Odobenus
genus Odocoileus
genus Odontaspis
genus Odontoglossum
genus Odontophorus
genus Oecanthus
genus Oedogonium
genus Oenanthe
genus Oenothera
genus Oestrus
genus Okapia
genus Olea
genus Oleandra
genus Olearia
genus Olfersia
genus Oligoplites
genus Oligoporus

Literary usage of Genus odontaspis

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (1904)
"S. prisca is an Eocene and Miocene form, and is found in Europe and North America. Family Lamnidae. genus odontaspis, Agassiz. ..."

2. Transactions of the Leeds Geological Association by Leeds Geological Association (1891)
"... as some intermediate species appear to bridge over the limits between the two genera. The genus Odontaspis is represented by species still living. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1900)
"GENUS Odontaspis. In this genus all except a few hindermost teeth exhibit a high, narrow, compressed crown, flanked by one or two pairs of small pointed ..."

4. Paleobiology of the Williamsburg Formation (Black Mingo Group; Paleocene) of by Albert E. Sanders (1998)
"Vertical folds, then, are not taxonomically significant, and this species is retained in the genus Odontaspis. ..."

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