Definition of Genus Cryptobranchus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Cryptobranchidae.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Cryptobranchidae, Family Cryptobranchidae
Member holonyms: Cryptobranchus Alleganiensis, Hellbender, Mud Puppy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cryptobranchus
Literary usage of Genus Cryptobranchus
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1. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"The large, heavy-bodied, blackish water-dog or hell-bender, genus Cryptobranchus, is another aquatic form, but the external gills are replaced by small ..."
2. A Manual of Zoology for the Use of Students: With a General Introd. on the by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1887)
"... the only known species of which grows to a length of about a couple of feet. Related to the preceding is the genus Cryptobranchus ..."