Definition of Lutrinae
1. Noun. Subdivision not used in some classifications: otters.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Family Mustelidae, Mustelidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lutrinae
Literary usage of Lutrinae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... but retaining a vestigial pollex), and probably certain phyla among the Carnivora (lutrinae, etc.). Aside from these foreign elements of the later ..."
2. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"Galictis (2 species), the grisons, are confined to the Neotropical region. The Otters (lutrinae) range over the whole area occupied by the family. ..."