brachyrhynchus love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology, the typical genus of Brachyrhynchinæ. Laporte, 1833.
  • n. A genus of reptiles. Fitzinger, 1843.


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  • In a poster presented at the 1997 conference on secondarily aquatic vertebrates, Colin McHenry and I proposed that the flippered Jurassic marine crocodilian Metriorhynchus brachyrhynchus might have been a tough, aggressive little mother, a bit like the modern Pygmy killer whale Feresa attenuata.

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  • "great goose" of the walrus-hunters; the bean goose (_Anser segetum_, Gmel.), which is replaced on Spitzbergen by a nearly allied type, the pink-footed goose (_Anser brachyrhynchus_, Baillon).

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II


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