Definition of Soleidae
1. Noun. Soles.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Heterosomata, Order Heterosomata, Order Pleuronectiformes
Member holonyms: Sole, Genus Solea, Solea, Genus Parophrys, Parophrys, Genus Psettichthys, Psettichthys, Genus Trinectes, Trinectes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soleidae
Literary usage of Soleidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Comparative Neurology by Denison University (1903)
"In the Soleidae the chiasmata are dimorphic, as in symmetrical teleosts; ie, ... The Soleidae are not degraded Pleuronectidae, but degenerate descendants of ..."
2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"Five specimens, length, 2 to 2.25 inches. Type, 2.25 inches long, from the Rio Grande, Mindanao ; No. 55619, US National Museum. Soleidae. 31. ..."
3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, George Jotham Hagar, Gerald Van Casteel (1910)
"The hard solders cannot be melted at a low temperature; they are commonly of zinc and copper. Sole, a flatfish of the Soleidae. ..."