Definition of Mirounga
1. Noun. Elephant seals.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Phocidae, Phocidae
Member holonyms: Elephant Seal, Sea Elephant
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Literary usage of Mirounga
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 (1914)
"The following notes on the sea elephant (mirounga leonina) are based mainly upon field studies made at the island of South Georgia during the Antarctic ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"I.-VII. an interesting and splendidly illustrated paper entitled " Notes on the Sea Elephant mirounga leonina" (Linné). This article embodies the ..."
3. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"Collected by Dr. L. Stejneger. Original number 1973. Catalogued July 17, 1884. Skull perfect, except for loss of two of the lower incisors. Genus mirounga. ..."