Type-genus meaning

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The taxonomic genus that is designated as representative of the family to which it belongs.
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The particular genus whose name serves as the base for the family name.
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The taxonomic genus that is designated as representative of the family to which it belongs.
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The taxonomic genus that is designated as representative of the family to which it belongs. The type genus is usually the first genus in the family to be named, or the genus that is considered most important. Families are named after type genera. For example, the dinosaur Tyrannosaurus is the type genus for the family Tyrannosauridae.
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