Definition of Eptatretus

1. Noun. A fossil hagfish of the genus Eptatretus.

Generic synonyms: Hag, Hagfish, Slime Eels
Group relationships: Genus Eptatretus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eptatretus

eprouvettes
epsila
epsilon
epsilon alcoholism
epsilon toxin
epsilonic
epsilons
epsin
epsom salt
epsomite
epsomites
epstein-barr virus nuclear antigens
eptagon
eptagons
eptapirone
eptatretus (current term)
epuise
epuisee
epulary
epulation
epulides
epulis
epulis gravidarum
epulises
epuloid
epulotic
epulotics
epurate
epurated

Literary usage of Eptatretus

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... regards the species differ little, and frequent individual variations occur. eptatretus burgeri is found in Japan and eptatretus forsteri in Australia. ..."

2. The Genera of Fishes ...: A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1917)
"Zingel Cloquet, 1817; "les cingles" Cuvier, called ZINGEL by Oken; type PERCA ZINGEL L. eptatretus (Duméril) Cloquet, XV, 134, 1819; ..."

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