Definition of Genus Cystophora
1. Noun. Hooded seals.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Phocidae, Phocidae
Member holonyms: Bladdernose, Cystophora Cristata, Hooded Seal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cystophora
Literary usage of Genus Cystophora
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1. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller, United States National Museum (1912)
"Genus CYSTOPHORA Nilsson. 1820. Cystophora NILSSON, Skand. Fauna, vol. 1, p. 382. Type, Cystophora borealis NILSSON = Phoca cristata ERXLEBEN. ..."
2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In the typical genus Cystophora the dentition is i. f, c. \, p. 1, m. \ ; total 30; the last molar having generally t wo distinct roots. ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In u* typical genus Cystophora the dentition is ». ?, c. ], p. 1, m. | ; ^ 30; the last mofar having generally two distinct roots. Beneath the S|QQ over the ..."