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Definitions of genus in various dictionaries:
noun - a general kind of something
noun - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
A taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and generally consisting of a group of species exhibiting similar characteristics.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|It's all in the family|
|Trivial Pursuit edition|
|Homo, for humans|
|The 'Homo' in 'Homo sapiens'|
|Homo vis-à-vis humans|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|It's the classification above species, but below family|
|In biological classification this comes between family & species|
|Yours is Homo|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|A principal taxonomic category that ranks above species and below family, and is denoted by a capitalized Latin name, e.g. Leo.|
|a principal taxonomic category that ranks above species and below family, and is denoted by a capitalized Latin name, e.g. iLeoi.|
|a general kind of something|
|(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species|
|a group of animals or plants, more closely related than a family, but less similar than a species|
|a group of animals or plants that share some characteristics in a larger biological group|
|Biology A taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and generally consisting of a group of species exhibiting similar characteristics. In taxonomic nomenclature the genus name is used, either alone or followed by a Latin adjective or epithet, to form the name of a species. See Table at taxonomy.|
|Logic A class of objects divided into subordinate species having certain common attributes.|
|A class, group, or kind with common attributes.|
A genus (, pl. genera ) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus comes above species and below family. In binomial nomenclature, the genus name forms the first part of the binomial species name for each species within the genus.* E.g. Panthera leo (lion) and Panthera onca (jaguar) are two species within the genus Panthera. Panthera is a genus within the family Felidae.The composition of a genus is determined by a taxonomist. The standards for genus classification are not strictly codified, so different authorities often produce different classifications for genera. There are some general practices used, however, including the idea that a newly defined genus should fulfill these three criteria to be descriptively useful:|
* monophyly all descendants of an ancestral taxon are grouped together (i.e. phylogenetic analysis should clearly demonstrate both monop