Definition of Genus lutra

1. Noun. In some classifications considered a genus of the subfamily Lutrinae.

Exact synonyms: Lutra
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Mustelidae, Mustelidae
Member holonyms: Otter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lutra

genus Lotus
genus Lovoa
genus Loxia
genus Loxodonta
genus Loxoma
genus Loxostege
genus Lucilia
genus Lufengpithecus
genus Luffa
genus Lumpenus
genus Lunaria
genus Lunda
genus Lupinus
genus Luscinia
genus Lutjanus
genus Lutra
genus Luvarus
genus Lycaena
genus Lycaeon
genus Lychnis
genus Lycium
genus Lycoperdon
genus Lycopersicon
genus Lycopersicum
genus Lycopodium
genus Lycopus
genus Lycosa
genus Lyginopteris
genus Lygodium
genus Lygus

Literary usage of Genus lutra

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

1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The genus Lutra has the head compressed ; eyes rather large ; ear.? very short; whiskers very stiff; tongue rather rough; body very much lengthened ..."

2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1801)
"Molina's History of Chili has furnished some novelties unknown even to Mr. Pennant. The genus lutra contains many species little known, but of no great ..."

3. Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska: Results of Investigations by Lucien McShan Turner (1886)
"Sea, Otter. Occurs now only in south Bering Sea and North Pacific Ocean. Most plentiful between latitudes fifty-six and fifty north. Genus LUTRA. ..."

4. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"The skulls are not quite the normal skulls of the genus Lutra, as they have scarcely an indication of any tubercle defining the upper hinder portion of the ..."

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