Genus vs Smilodon - What's the difference?
As a noun genus
As a proper noun smilodon is
(biology, taxonomy) a rank in the classification of organisms, below family and above species; a taxon at that rank
- All magnolias belong to the genus ''Magnolia .
- Other species of the genus ''Bos'' are often called cattle or wild cattle.
- There are only two genera and species of seadragons .
A group with common attributes.
*1945 , (Bertrand Russell), A History of Western Philosophy , p. 655:
*:Recollection is one of a whole genus of effects which are more or less peculiar to the phenomena that we naturally call "mental."
(topology) A number measuring some aspect of the complexity of any of various manifolds or graphs
(semantics) Within a definition, a broader category of the defined concept.
- Müller criticized the division of the "Jubuleae" into two families and he cited Jubula as an annectant genus .
* See also
* summum genus
* generic name
* (semantics) differentia
Any member of the extinct genus , the saber-toothed tigers.