Definition of Genus elephas

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Elephantidae.

Exact synonyms: Elephas
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Elephantidae, Family Elephantidae
Member holonyms: Elephas Maximus, Indian Elephant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Elephas

genus Egretta
genus Eichhornia
genus Eimeria
genus Eira
genus Elaeagnus
genus Elaeis
genus Elaeocarpus
genus Elagatis
genus Elanoides
genus Elanus
genus Elaphe
genus Elaphurus
genus Electrophorus
genus Eleocharis
genus Elephantopus
genus Elephas
genus Elettaria
genus Eleusine
genus Eleutherodactylus
genus Eliomys
genus Elodea
genus Elops
genus Elsholtzia
genus Elymus
genus Emberiza
genus Embothrium
genus Emilia
genus Emmanthe
genus Empetrum
genus Encelia

Literary usage of Genus elephas

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1. Fossil Elephantoids: from the Hominid-Bearing Awash Group, Middle Awash by Jon Kalb (2007)
"Genus ELEPHAS Linnaeus 1758 The first fossil elephants known to have been recovered from eastern Africa are those of Elephas collected in 1902 in the lower ..."

2. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"... provinces alone in three years prior to 1848, and between 1851 and 1856, 2000 were killed in the southern provinces. genus elephas—THE ELEPHANT. ..."

3. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1828)
"The dismemberment of the genus Elephas, for the purpose of establishing a new one ... This novelty in the division of the genus Elephas will probably not be ..."

4. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1828)
"The dismemberment of the genus Elephas, for the purpose of establishing a new one ... This novelty in the division of the genus Elephas will probably not be ..."

5. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... Hills in Northern India by Captain Cautley anl Dr. Falconer, were the remains of several specie of the genus Elephas and other ..."

6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1859)
"The author insisted, also, on the separation of the genus Elephas into the three sub-genera above indicated, and these again into the several species ..."

7. Transactions by Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1879)
"The genus Elephas is separated from the genus Mastodon for the reasons assigned above, as well as by the absence of an isomerous ridge formula to the three ..."

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