genus Lamna

noun
a genus of Lamnidae
Syn: ↑Lamna
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Lamnidae, ↑family Lamnidae
Member Meronyms: ↑porbeagle, ↑Lamna nasus

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  • Lamna nasus — noun voracious pointed nose shark of northern Atlantic and Pacific • Syn: ↑porbeagle • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Lamna, ↑genus Lamna …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Lamnidae — noun oceanic sharks • Syn: ↑family Lamnidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Elasmobranchii, ↑subclass Elasmobranchii, ↑Selachii, ↑subclass Selachii …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Lamnidae — Taxobox name = Lamnidae image caption = Great white shark Carcharodon carcharias regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis = Elasmobranchii ordo = Lamniformes familia = Lamnidae familia authority = Müller and Henle,… …   Wikipedia

  • Porbeagle — Taxobox name = Lamna Nasus status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis = Elasmobranchii ordo = Lamniformes familia = Lamnidae genus = Lamna species …   Wikipedia

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