Definition of Subfamily Lutrinae

1. Noun. Subdivision not used in some classifications: otters.

Exact synonyms: Lutrinae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Family Mustelidae, Mustelidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subfamily Lutrinae

subfamily Cabombaceae
subfamily Caesalpinioideae
subfamily Carduelinae
subfamily Carpinaceae
subfamily Cetoniidae
subfamily Corylaceae
subfamily Dorylinae
subfamily Dracaenaceae
subfamily Dracenaceae
subfamily Emberizidae
subfamily Emberizinae
subfamily Garrulinae
subfamily Gerbillinae
subfamily Hydromyinae
subfamily Loriinae
subfamily Lutrinae (current term)
subfamily Malaconotinae
subfamily Melinae
subfamily Melolonthidae
subfamily Mephitinae
subfamily Merginae
subfamily Mimosoideae
subfamily Nelumbonaceae
subfamily Numididae
subfamily Numidinae
subfamily Papilionoideae
subfamily Perdicidae
subfamily Perdicinae
subfamily Peristediinae
subfamily Petauristidae

Literary usage of Subfamily Lutrinae

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

1. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"The otters and sea otters must be separated as a subfamily (Lutrinae) on account of their adaptations to an aquatic life and diet. Their lineage is ancient, ..."

2. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"The otters and sea otters must be separated as a subfamily (Lutrinae) on account of their adaptations to an aquatic life and diet. Their lineage is ancient, ..."

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