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form genus

noun, Biology
1.
an artificial taxonomic category including species, especially of fossil forms, grouped together on the basis of morphological resemblance.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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form genus

noun
1.
a group of species (form species) that have similar structural characteristics but are not closely related
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