Definition of Genus Kinosternon

1. Noun. Type genus of the Kinosternidae.

Exact synonyms: Kinosternon
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Kinosternidae, Kinosternidae
Member holonyms: Mud Turtle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Kinosternon

genus Juglans
genus Junco
genus Juncus
genus Juniperus
genus Jynx
genus Kakatoe
genus Kalmia
genus Kalotermes
genus Katsuwonus
genus Kennedia
genus Kennedya
genus Kenyapithecus
genus Keteleeria
genus Khaya
genus Kiggelaria
genus Kinosternon (current term)
genus Kirkia
genus Klebsiella
genus Knightia
genus Kniphofia
genus Kobus
genus Kochia
genus Koellia
genus Kogia
genus Kohleria
genus Kolkwitzia
genus Kosteletzya
genus Krigia
genus Krypterophaneron
genus Kyphosus

Literary usage of Genus Kinosternon

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

1. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1905)
"... 41), and in the last volume (III, 27) he referred to " the anatomical part of this work for a full description of the genus " Kinosternon. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1903)
"Acad., IV, ii, p. 205) for the species C. clausa, C. pennsylvanica, and C. odorata. In 1824, Spix (Testud. Brasil., p. 17) instituted the genus Kinosternon, ..."

3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Turtles of the genus Kinosternon are relatively long-lived (Gibbons and Semlitsch, 1982) and are excellent models for life history and demographic studies ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1855)
"In this respect it somewhat resembles the genus Kinosternon, but there the shield is only narrower at the inner end, and rather nearer to the centre of the ..."

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