Definition of Trionyx muticus

1. Noun. River turtle of Mississippi basin; prefers running water.

Exact synonyms: Smooth Softshell
Generic synonyms: Pancake Turtle, Soft-shelled Turtle
Group relationships: Genus Trionyx, Trionyx

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trionyx Muticus

Trinidad
Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago dollar
Trinidadian
Trinidadian and Tobagonian
Trinidadians
Trinil man
Trinitarian
Trinitarianism
Trinitarians
Trinity
Trinity Monday
Trinity River
Trinity Sunday
Trionychidae
Trionyx muticus (current term)
Trionyx spiniferus
Triopidae
Triops
Triostium
Triostium perfoliatum
Tripehound
Tripier
Tripier's amputation
Triple-O
Triple Crown
Triple Frontier
Triple Goddess

Literary usage of Trionyx muticus

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

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1903)
"If, however, Trionyx muticus is to form a distinct genus, a new generic name must be coined for it. ..."

2. The Batrachians and Reptiles of Indiana by Oliver Perry Hay (1892)
"Under side of feet mottled with white and brown. Trionyx muticus, LeS. ... Trionyx muticus, LeSueur, 1827, 86, 263, pl. 7; Holbrook, 1842, 54, ii, 19. pl. ..."

3. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"... OR UNARMED SOFT-SHELLED TURTLE Trionyx muticus, (Lesueur) From the two preceding species,* this soft-shelled turtle differs in the absence of spiny ..."

4. Catalogue of the Tortoises, Crocodiles, and Amphisbænians, in the Collection by British Museum (Natural History), John Edward Gray (1844)
"N. America. Presented by the Royal Society. The specimen described and figured by Pennant, (re-stuffed). The UNARMED TRIONYX. Trionyx muticus, Lesueur, Mem. ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Trionyx muticus on Dictionary.com!Search for Trionyx muticus on Thesaurus.com!Search for Trionyx muticus on Google!Search for Trionyx muticus on Wikipedia!