Definition of Genus squatina

1. Noun. Type genus of the Squatinidae: angel sharks.

Exact synonyms: Squatina
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Squatinidae, Squatinidae
Member holonyms: Angel Shark, Angelfish, Monkfish, Squatina Squatina

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Squatina

genus Spinus
genus Spiraea
genus Spiranthes
genus Spirillum
genus Spirochaeta
genus Spirodela
genus Spirogyra
genus Spirula
genus Spizella
genus Spodoptera
genus Spondias
genus Sporobolus
genus Spraguea
genus Spyeria
genus Squalus
genus Squatina
genus Squilla
genus Stachys
genus Stanhopea
genus Stanleya
genus Stapelia
genus Staphylea
genus Staphylococcus
genus Staurikosaurus
genus Steatornis
genus Steganopus
genus Stegosaurus
genus Stelis
genus Stellaria
genus Stenocarpus

Literary usage of Genus squatina

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

1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1898)
"... to the existing genus Squatina. Some years afterwards a finer specimen, either of the same or a closely allied species, from Nusplingen, ..."

2. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York by New York Academy of Sciences (1862)
"Dumeril, in his " Zoologie Analytique," established the genus Squatina for the Squalus squatina of Linnaeus, a species which had already been taken for the ..."

3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Genus SQUATINA Dume'ril. Angel-fishes. This genus, which is sufficiently characterized above, includes a single widely distributed species. ..."

4. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"Genus SQUATINA Dumeril. A single characteristic tooth of the " Angel-fish," Squatina, without lateral denticles and having a small median downward ..."

5. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1900)
"GENUS Squatina. Two characteristic teeth of the " angel-fish," Squatina, were discovered by Mr. NT Wetherell in the London Clay of Highgate Archway, ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Mr. Regan gives also a useful analysis of the eight species recognized by him in the genus Squatina. ..."

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