Definition of Genus triturus

1. Noun. Chiefly aquatic salamanders.

Exact synonyms: Triturus
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Family Salamandridae, Salamandridae
Member holonyms: Common Newt, Triturus Vulgaris



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Triturus

genus Trifolium
genus Triga
genus Triglochin
genus Trigonella
genus Trilisa
genus Trillium
genus Trimorphodon
genus Trinectes
genus Tringa
genus Trionyx
genus Triops
genus Triostium
genus Triplochiton
genus Triticum
genus Triturus
genus Trogium
genus Troglodytes
genus Trogon
genus Trollius
genus Trombicula
genus Tropaeolum
genus Tropidoclonion
genus Truncocolumella
genus Tsuga
genus Tuber
genus Tubercularia
genus Tulestoma
genus Tulipa
genus Tulostoma

Literary usage of Genus triturus

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

1. Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society by Buffalo Historical Society, Albert Bigelow, Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) (1910)
"The genus Triturus consists of salamanders with tail flattened and adapted for swimming, and was first separated by Dumesnil under the name of Triton, ..."

2. The Holland Land Co., and Canal Construction, in Western New York: Buffalo by William Leete Stone, George William Clinton, Frank Hayward Severance (1910)
"The genus Triturus consists of salamanders with tail flattened and adapted for swimming, and was first separated by Dumesnil under the name of Triton, ..."

3. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1889)
"... he says: "My genus Triturus is the same as the Triton of Dumeril, there being already another genus of animals called Triton. ..."

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