Definition of Genus gymnura

1. Noun. Butterfly rays.

Exact synonyms: Gymnura
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Dasyatidae, Family Dasyatidae
Member holonyms: Butterfly Ray

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gymnura

genus Grus
genus Guaiacum
genus Guevina
genus Gulo
genus Gutierrezia
genus Gymnadenia
genus Gymnadeniopsis
genus Gymnelis
genus Gymnocalycium
genus Gymnocarpium
genus Gymnocladus
genus Gymnogyps
genus Gymnopilus
genus Gymnorhina
genus Gymnosporangium
genus Gymnura
genus Gynura
genus Gypaetus
genus Gyps
genus Gypsophila
genus Gyromitra
genus Haastia
genus Habenaria
genus Hackelia
genus Haemanthus
genus Haematobia
genus Haematopus
genus Haematoxylon
genus Haematoxylum
genus Haemodorum

Literary usage of Genus gymnura

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

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. ..."

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