Definition of Chaetodontidae

1. Noun. Butterfly fishes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaetodontidae

Chadian
Chadian franc
Chadians
Chadic
Chadic language
Chaenactis
Chaenomeles
Chaenomeles japonica
Chaenomeles speciosa
Chaenopsis
Chaenopsis ocellata
Chaeronea
Chaetodipterus
Chaetodipterus faber
Chaetodontidae (current term)
Chaetognatha
Chaga
Chagall
Chagallian
Chagas' disease
Chagas-Cruz disease
Chagas disease
Chagatai
Chagga
Chagres virus
Chahta
Chaidari
Chaidario
Chaidarion

Literary usage of Chaetodontidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"... does not belong to Chaetodontidae, nor Priscacara to the Pomacentridae, nor Platax to the Carangidae ..."

2. The Primary Factors of Organic Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1896)
"... (Chaetodontidae, etc.), are also abundant in the tropical seas, and are among the most brilliantly colored of fishes. One of their peculiarities is seen ..."

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