Definition of Genus gymnura
1. Noun. Butterfly rays.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Dasyatidae, Family Dasyatidae
Member holonyms: Butterfly Ray
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gymnura
Literary usage of Genus gymnura
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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"... placei the ninety-fourth genus, Gymnura, between the dogs with ... but, referring to page 126 of his own volume, says, 'The genus Gymnura of MM. ..."
2. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"... two former in England and the latter in France, saw that it was not a civet, and, taking the naked tail as a peculiarity, they called the genus Gymnura, ..."
3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1842)
"... observing, that the genus Gymnura will pro- connect the hedged ell known by their prickly spines, and their i property of rnl themselves up into a bull ..."
4. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"In the latter districts their place is taken by the spineless and more rat-like animals forming the genus Gymnura and the FlG. 61. ..."
5. Introduction to Mammalia by Charles Hamilton Smith (1858)
"See History of British Quadrupeds, Vol. III. Naturalist's Library, where the British species is described. Genus GYMNURA.—Oriental Hedgehogs. ..."