Definition of Genus Lophius
1. Noun. Type genus of family Lophiidae.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lophius
Literary usage of Genus Lophius
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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 (1839)
"... themselves hidden in the sand to surprise their prey, like those of the genus Lophius, and the wounds mulcted Ьт their spines are said to be dangerous. ..."
2. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Genus LOPHIUS Linnaeus. Anglers. Size very large; mouth exceedingly wide and directed upward; lower jaw projecting; upper jaw protractile; dorsal spines ..."