Definition of Genus squatina
1. Noun. Type genus of the Squatinidae: angel sharks.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Squatinidae, Squatinidae
Member holonyms: Angel Shark, Angelfish, Monkfish, Squatina Squatina
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Squatina
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. ..."