Definition of Genus Tursiops

1. Noun. A genus of Delphinidae.

Exact synonyms: Tursiops
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Delphinidae, Family Delphinidae
Member holonyms: Bottle-nosed Dolphin, Bottlenose, Bottlenose Dolphin

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tursiops

genus Truncocolumella
genus Tsuga
genus Tuber
genus Tubercularia
genus Tulestoma
genus Tulipa
genus Tulostoma
genus Tunga
genus Tupaia
genus Tupinambis
genus Turbatrix
genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops (current term)
genus Tussilago
genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus
genus Typha
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto
genus Uca
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia

Literary usage of Genus Tursiops

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

1. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"Delphinus bairdii Dali. See page 287. Genus TURSIOPS. Tursiops gillii Dalí. Proc. California Acad. Sei., V, p. 13, printed in advance, January 29, 1873; ..."

2. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"True Bull. US Nat. Mus., no. 36, p. 59). [No specimen in the Indian Museum.] Genus TURSIOPS. Tursiops, Gervais Hist. ..."

3. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"... Expansion of flukes i'—6" i'—5" Height of dorsal fin 7" 7" Circumference before the dorsal fin . ., 3'—4" 3'—3" genus Tursiops GERVAIS. (Dolphin like. ..."

4. Annual Report by Smithsonian Institution (1878)
"... the skin of a cinnamon bear, from Mr. FO Matteson ; skins of antarctic seals, from Captain Fuller; and a skeleton of a porpoise of the genus Tursiops, ..."

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