How to use Type genus in a sentence

type genus
  • Uropeltis grandis, the only species of the type-genus, is confined to Ceylon; about 18 in.

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  • The molars are less completely selenodont than in the type genus.

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  • The larval forms of the type genus Cerianthus float freely in the sea, and were once considered to belong to a separate genus, Arachnactis.

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  • The type-genus Botryopteris, represented in the Permo-Carboniferous of France and in both the Lower and Upper Carboniferous of Great Britain, had a rhizome, with a very simple monostelic structure, bearing spirally arranged compound leaves, with lobed pinnules, probably of a somewhat fleshy texture.

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