Definition of Family Orectolobidae

1. Noun. Nurse sharks and carpet sharks.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Orectolobidae

family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae (current term)
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae
family Osmundaceae
family Ostraciidae
family Ostraciontidae
family Ostreidae
family Otariidae
family Otididae
family Oxalidaceae
family Oxyuridae

Literary usage of Family Orectolobidae

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

1. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"... bite divers who are molesting them; included here are such common forms as nurse sharks (family Orectolobidae) and swell sharks (family Scyliorhinidae). ..."

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