Definition of Genus manta

1. Noun. A genus of Mobulidae.

Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Mobulidae, Mobulidae
Member holonyms: Atlantic Manta, Manta Birostris

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Manta

genus Malva
genus Malvastrum
genus Malvaviscus
genus Mammea
genus Mammillaria
genus Mammut
genus Mammuthus
genus Mandevilla
genus Mandragora
genus Mandrillus
genus Manduca
genus Mangifera
genus Manihot
genus Manilkara
genus Manis
genus Manta
genus Mantis
genus Maranta
genus Marasmius
genus Marattia
genus Marchantia
genus Marmota
genus Marrubium
genus Marsilea
genus Martes
genus Martynia
genus Masdevallia
genus Masticophis
genus Mastigoproctus
genus Mastodon

Literary usage of Genus manta

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

1. The Fishes of North Carolina by Hugh McCormick Smith (1907)
"Genus MANTA Bancroft. Sea-devils. Body broader than long; anterior margin of pectorals convex, posterior concave, the outer angles sharp; cephalic fins long ..."

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