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Word: genus

Definition: division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species


Sentences Containing 'genus'

"Acanthiophilus" is a predominantly Afrotropical genus.
Allobaccha is a large genus of hoverfly.
Anisodon is an extinct genus of chalicothere.
Arnebia is a genus of the family Boraginaceae.
Borealaspis is an extinct genus of Trilobite.
Both members of this genus are found in Madagascar.
Calluella is a genus of microhylid frogs.
Clowesia is a genus of the Orchidaceae family.
Dermatopsoides is a genus of viviparous brotulas.
It is a member of the "Limosa" genus, the godwits.
It is currently the only known member of its genus.
It is monotypic within the genus "Neopteryx".
It is monotypic within the genus Allactodipus.
It is monotypic within the genus Hydrochous.
It is monotypic within the genus Ixonotus.
It is monotypic within the genus Lampropsar.
It is monotypic within the genus Macropsalis.
It is monotypic within the genus Oreornis.
It is monotypic within the genus Oreoscopus.
It is monotypic within the genus Phaeomyias.
It is sometimes placed in the genus "Buteo".
It is the only European species of the genus Charaxes.
It is the only living member of the genus "Biziura".
It is the only member of the genus Chrysolampis.
It is the only member of the genus Glyphorynchus.
It is the only member of the genus Notesthes.
It is the only species belonging to the genus "Brintesia".
It is the only species in the Paramurexia genus.
It is the type species of the genus "Halothamnus".
It is the type species of the genus "Uroteuthis".
It was formerly placed in the genus "Myrmotherula".
It was transferred to the genus "Brachyscome" in 1838.
Metzgeriites is a genus of fossil liverwort.
Pachydyptes is an extinct genus of penguin.
Plaisiodon is an extinct genus of Zygomaturidae.
She published a monograph on the "Osmia" genus.
Species in the genus "Tectisumen" include:
Spirinchus is a genus of smelts (Osmeridae).
Tapinocephalus atherstonei is the only species of this genus.
Telosentis is a genus of acanthocephalans.
That genus is therefore said to be monotypic.
The genus belongs to the family Phascolosomatidae.
The genus contains the following species:
The genus has not been placed into a family.
The group was once split into its own genus, "Chrysoenas".
The only species in the genus is "Shinnersia rivularis".
They are presently the only genus in the subfamily Curetinae.
This led to the current delimitation of the genus.
This species is the only known member of its genus.
Until recently it was placed in the genus "Hepialus".
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