Example sentences for: anatinas

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  • Occasionally, the colloquial name, by itself, adds to the information given in the binomial: the platypus (Ornithorhyncus anatinas ) is a (ducklike, bird-snouted) flatfoot.

  • Ornithorhynchus (not, as printed, Ornithorhyncus) anatinas is a hybrid of two binomials: the first is the accepted Ornithorhynchus paradoxus, the second, the earlier (by one year) Platypus anatinas, which was discarded because it had already been used for a genus of Coleoptera (beetles).

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