Definition of Genus isurus

1. Noun. Mako sharks.

Exact synonyms: Isurus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Isuridae, Isuridae
Member holonyms: Mako, Mako Shark

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Isurus

genus Indigofera
genus Indri
genus Inga
genus Inula
genus Ipomoea
genus Irena
genus Iresine
genus Iridoprocne
genus Iris
genus Irvingia
genus Isatis
genus Ischigualastia
genus Isoetes
genus Isopyrum
genus Istiophorus
genus Isurus
genus Iva
genus Ixia
genus Ixobrychus
genus Ixodes
genus Jabiru
genus Jacksonia
genus Jacquinia
genus Jaculus
genus Jambos
genus Jamesonia
genus Jasminum
genus Jatropha
genus Javanthropus
genus Jordanella

Literary usage of Genus isurus

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

1. On the Natural History and Classification of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles. by William Swainson (1838)
"... are now placed in this genus, which is distinguished from that of Squalus (us restricted by our author) by the presence of an anal fin. ' genus. ISURUS ..."

2. University of California Publications. Bulletin of the Department of by University of California (1868-1952) (1910)
"It may be found that this species is referable to Odontaspis. We find no figure which quite corresponds to its form. Genus ISURUS Rafinesque. ..."

3. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Bureau of Fisheries, United States (1916)
"As yet none has been captured on the coast of North Carolina. Genus ISURUS Rafinesque. Mackerel sharks. 4. Isurus tigris (Atwood). ..."

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