Definition of Genus boselaphus

1. Noun. Indian antelopes: nilgais.

Exact synonyms: Boselaphus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Blue Bull, Boselaphus Tragocamelus, Nilgai, Nylghai, Nylghau



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Boselaphus

genus Boehmeria
genus Bolbitis
genus Boletellus
genus Boletus
genus Boltonia
genus Bomarea
genus Bombax
genus Bombina
genus Bombus
genus Bombyx
genus Bonasa
genus Borago
genus Borrelia
genus Bos
genus Boselaphus
genus Boswellia
genus Botaurus
genus Bothrops
genus Botrychium
genus Bougainvillaea
genus Bougainvillea
genus Bouteloua
genus Bowiea
genus Boykinia
genus Brachinus
genus Brachychiton
genus Brachycome
genus Brachystegia
genus Bradypus

Literary usage of Genus boselaphus

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1. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1885)
"... the horn-cores is a character which might be expected to occur in a primitive form. Presented by Walter Ewer, Esq. Genus BOSELAPHUS, Blainville '. Syn. ..."

2. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"South Africa, extending north to the Kilimanjaro district. a-4. 2 Prs. horns South Africa W. Irving. Genus BOSELAPHUS. Boselaphus, Blainville Bull. Soc. ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"Mr. Gray calls a portion of this genus " Boselaphus," doubtless intending Alcelaphus of De Blainville, which being antecedent to Major Smith's name ..."

4. Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological by Zoological Society of London Committee of Science and Correspondence, Committee of Science and Correspondence, Zoological Society of London (1850)
"Mr. Gray calls a portion of this genus " Boselaphus," doubtless intending Alcelaphus of I)e Blainville, which being antecedent to Major Smith's name ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1851)
"Of the fierce and grotesque antelope which is the type of the sub- genus Boselaphus of Blainville, our author fell in with two species, ..."

6. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"... the males generally keep in groups apart from the females. Another species of the genus boselaphus is the B. canna (H. Smith), called bastard ..."

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