Definition of Order batoidei
1. Noun. Fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes; sawfishes.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Elasmobranchii, Selachii, Subclass Elasmobranchii, Subclass Selachii
Member holonyms: Family Pristidae, Pristidae, Family Rhinobatidae, Rhinobatidae, Dasyatidae, Family Dasyatidae, Family Myliobatidae, Myliobatidae, Family Mobulidae, Mobulidae, Family Rajidae, Rajidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Batoidei
Literary usage of Order batoidei
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1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"Sharks with produced flat snout, armed with teeth on each edge." DISTRIBUTION.—Seas of Japan and Australia. Sub-order BATOIDEI. (Bays.) FAMILY 108. ..."