Definition of Genus Esox

1. Noun. Type and only genus of the family Esocidae.

Exact synonyms: Esox
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Esocidae, Family Esocidae
Member holonyms: Pike

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Esox

genus Erodium
genus Erolia
genus Eruca
genus Erwinia
genus Eryngium
genus Erysimum
genus Erysiphe
genus Erythrina
genus Erythrocebus
genus Erythronium
genus Erythroxylon
genus Erythroxylum
genus Escherichia
genus Eschrichtius
genus Eschscholtzia
genus Esox (current term)
genus Estrilda
genus Etropus
genus Euarctos
genus Eucalyptus
genus Eucarya
genus Eucinostomus
genus Euderma
genus Eudyptes
genus Eugenia
genus Euglena
genus Eumeces
genus Eumenes
genus Eumetopias
genus Eumops

Literary usage of Genus Esox

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

1. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1840)
"... and genus Esox. The pike tribe were regarded by ... In the genus Esox the snout is broad and depressed; ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1886)
"In the present paper is given the synonymy of the species of the genus Esox, with an analytical key by which the species can be determined. ..."

3. Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals, Compared by Louis Agassiz, James Elliot Cabot (1850)
"Miiller, are very few ; indeed his family contains little else than the true genus Esox, fishes which are all inhabitants of the fresh waters, ..."

4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"The other species of the Swedish naturalist, arranged under the genus esox, are the E. belone, argenteus, marginatus, Brasiliensis, gymnocephalus, ..."

5. A Bibliography of Fishes by Bashford Dean, Eugene Willis Gudger, American Museum of Natural History, Arthur Wilbur Henn (1917)
"1817.8 — Description of several new species of the genus Esox, of North America \E. estar, E. retícula!its, E. niger, ! ..."

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