Definition of Suborder pinnipedia
1. Noun. Seals; sea lions; walruses.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Carnivora, Order Carnivora
Member holonyms: Pinnatiped, Pinniped, Pinniped Mammal, Family Otariidae, Otariidae, Family Phocidae, Phocidae, Family Odobenidae, Odobenidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Pinnipedia
Literary usage of Suborder pinnipedia
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1. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"Primitive Flesh-eaters. b. SUBORDER Fissipedia. Wolves, Bears, Weasels, Cats, etc. c. SUBORDER Pinnipedia. Marine Carnivores — Seals and Walruses. ..."
2. The Mammals of Illinois and Wisconsin by Charles Barney Cory (1912)
"suborder pinnipedia. Seals and Walruses. Order INSECTIVORA. Insect Eaters. Suborder Insectivora Vera. Moles, Shrews, Hedgehogs, etc. Suborder Dermoptera. ..."
3. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... suborder pinnipedia Order Cetacea Order Ungulata Order Sirenia Eight orders CLASS REPTILIA « Amphibious Aquatic Swamp and river turtles Sea-turtles ..."