Definition of Genus ginglymostoma
1. Noun. Nurse sharks.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Orectolobidae, Orectolobidae
Member holonyms: Ginglymostoma Cirratum, Nurse Shark
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Literary usage of Genus ginglymostoma
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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"A family of anarthrous selachians, typified by the genus Ginglymostoma, related to" the ... typified by the genus Ginglymostoma: same as the family ..."
2. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"The genus Ginglymostoma includes Sharks some of which grow to twelve feet in length, with small eyes and minute spiracles; they are of pelagic habit and ..."
3. Bulletin by Engineering Dept, National Electric Lamp Association, New Jersey Bureau of Geology and Topography, New Jersey Geological Survey, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation and Development, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation. Division of Forestry, Geology, Parks an (1911)
"Genus GINGLYMOSTOMA Muller and Henle. Ginglymostoma Muller and Henle, Arch. Naturg., 1837, p. 396. (No species given.) Type Squalus cirratus Gmelin, ..."
4. Bulletin by Geological Survey of New Jersey (1911)
"Genus GINGLYMOSTOMA Muller and Henle. Ginglymostoma Miiller and Henle, Arch. Naturg., 1837, p. 396. (No species given.) Type Squalus cirratus Gmelin, ..."