What is another word for rhincodontidae?

3 synonyms found


[ ɹˈa͡ɪnkədˌɒntɪdˌiː], [ ɹˈa‍ɪnkədˌɒntɪdˌiː], [ ɹ_ˈaɪ_n_k_ə_d_ˌɒ_n_t_ɪ_d_ˌiː]

Rhincodontidae is a scientific name of a family of sharks that are commonly known as whale sharks. If you are looking for a synonym for this word, you can use the term "Rhincodon typus" which is the scientific name for whale sharks. Another synonym for this word is "goblin shark" which belongs to the family Mitsukurinidae. Despite being different from Rhincodontidae, goblin sharks are also large and unique marine creatures. Other synonyms for Rhincodontidae include elasmobranchs, chondrichthyes, and cartilaginous fishes. These terms refer to the larger family of sharks and rays, of which Rhincodontidae is a smaller subset.

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How to use "Rhincodontidae" in context?

The rhincodontidae is a family of prehistoric mammals that lived from the Oligocene through the Miocene epochs. Rhincodontids are typified by a unique dental arrangement, in which there are two rows of incisors on each side of the jaw. Members of the family were large, terrestrial creatures that were the predecessors of modern pigs and hippos.

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