Definition of Lamna
1. Noun. A genus of Lamnidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Lamnidae, Lamnidae
Member holonyms: Lamna Nasus, Porbeagle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lamna
Literary usage of Lamna
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1870)
"Gill-openings very wide. Temperate and tropical seas. 1. Lamna ... Under these circumstances I think it better to class Lamna with the genera without ..."
2. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"5-7 Lamna elegans Agassiz, 1843, Recherches sur les Poissons Fossiles, tome iii, p. ... Lamna elegans Fowler, 1911, Bull. 4, Geol. Survey of New Jersey, p. ..."
3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1890)
"ON THE SPIRACLES OF THE PORBEAGLE SHARK (Lamna ... IN 1875 Professor Turner, in a paper "On the Presence of Spiracles in the Porbeagle Shark (Lamna ..."
4. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"NY viii, 153: Lamna glauca Günther, viii, 391.) "Donai fiu inserted close behind tho root of the pectorals, iniu-li nearer pectorals than ..."
5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"t • Lamna, Cuv.,(l) Only differs from a true Squalus in the pyramidal snout, under the base of which the nostrils are placed, and in the locality of the ..."
6. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"5-7 Lamna elegans Agassiz, 1843, Recherches sur les Poissons Fossiles, tome ill, p. ... Lamna elegans Fowler, 1911, Bull. 4, Geol. Survey of New Jersey, p. ..."
7. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1889)
"To Odontaspis are assigned the teeth universally known as Lamna ... also the other species of Lamna having the same general form of tooth. ..."
8. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Vertebrate Animals by Richard Owen (1846)
"In the Porbeagle Shark (Lamna ... Thus there is an accessory spleen in the Sturgeon; and the spleen is divided into numerous distinct lobules in Lamna, ..."