Definition of Genus Regalecus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Regalecidae.

Exact synonyms: Reglaecus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Regalecidae, Regalecidae
Member holonyms: King Of The Herring, Oarfish, Regalecus Glesne, Ribbonfish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Regalecus

genus Ramphomicron
genus Rana
genus Ranatra
genus Rangifer
genus Ranunculus
genus Raoulia
genus Raphia
genus Raphicerus
genus Raphus
genus Ratibida
genus Rattus
genus Rauvolfia
genus Rauwolfia
genus Ravenala
genus Recurvirostra
genus Regalecus (current term)
genus Regnellidium
genus Regulus
genus Reithrodontomys
genus Remilegia
genus Reseda
genus Retama
genus Reticulitermes
genus Retrophyllum
genus Rhagoletis
genus Rhamnus
genus Rhapis
genus Rhea
genus Rheum
genus Rhexia

Literary usage of Genus Regalecus

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

1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"... who referred it to a new genus regalecus, with the trivial name of ' lanceolatus.' Dr. Shaw names it the Cepe- dian ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... in his genus regalecus, but it cannot belong to that as it does not possess any ventral fins. ..."

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