Definition of Platanistidae

1. Noun. River dolphins.

Exact synonyms: Family Platanistidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Odontoceti, Suborder Odontoceti
Member holonyms: River Dolphin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platanistidae

Plasmodium juxtanucleare
Plasmodium kochi
Plasmodium ovale
Plasmodium relictum
Plasmodromata
Plastic Paddy
Plasticine
Plasticines
Plata River
Plataea
Platalea
Platalea leucorodia
Plataleidae
Platanaceae
Platanistidae
Platanthera
Platanthera bifolia
Platanthera chlorantha
Platanthera leucophea
Platanus acerifolia
Platanus occidentalis
Platanus orientalis
Platanus racemosa
Platanus wrightii
Plateau-Talbot law
Platform Invocation Services
Plath
Plathian
Platichthys

Literary usage of Platanistidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"Family platanistidae. The teeth are undifferentiated, conical and single-toothed; the pre- maxillary is without teeth; the nose is extended into a long and ..."

2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"... as a connecting link in habits between the platanistidae and the succeeding ... forms of ODONTOCETI described from Maryland belong to the platanistidae. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1869)
"The probabilities are, therefore, that these elements were cartilaginous, a feature which Flower considers to be characteristic of the family platanistidae. ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"platanistidae.—This family of Odontocetes may be distinguished from the Dolphins by the ... Otherwise the family platanistidae would be extremely distinct. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"... and platanistidae. The most important section of the Memoir, however, is that relating to the extinct ungulates which are described from the superb ..."

6. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"Family platanistidae. The teeth are undifferentiated, conical and single-toothed; the pre- maxillary is without teeth; the nose is extended into a long and ..."

7. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"... as a connecting link in habits between the platanistidae and the succeeding ... forms of ODONTOCETI described from Maryland belong to the platanistidae. ..."

8. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1869)
"The probabilities are, therefore, that these elements were cartilaginous, a feature which Flower considers to be characteristic of the family platanistidae. ..."

9. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"platanistidae.—This family of Odontocetes may be distinguished from the Dolphins by the ... Otherwise the family platanistidae would be extremely distinct. ..."

10. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"... and platanistidae. The most important section of the Memoir, however, is that relating to the extinct ungulates which are described from the superb ..."

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