Definition of Genus Pomoxis

1. Noun. Crappies.

Exact synonyms: Pomoxis
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Centrarchidae, Family Centrarchidae
Member holonyms: Crappie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pomoxis

genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum
genus Polyodon
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis (current term)
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo
genus Pontederia
genus Pooecetes
genus Popillia
genus Populus
genus Porcellio
genus Poronotus
genus Porphyra
genus Porphyrio
genus Porphyrula
genus Portulaca
genus Portunus

Literary usage of Genus Pomoxis

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

1. Ichthyologia Ohiensis, Or, Natural History of the Fishes Inhabiting the by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Richard Ellsworth Call (1899)
"Pectoral broad 12 rays. Tail 16. Branchial rays 5. A faint and narrow marginal black spot on the oper- cule beneath the spines. VI Genus. POMOXIS. POMOXIS. ..."

2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"... pharyngeal teeth paved and rounded; gill-rakers soft and small, x+ 10; opercular flap rather small, the lower part bright scarlet. genus Pomoxis Pomoxis ..."

3. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"... teeth paved and rounded ; gill-rakers soft and small, x + 10; opercular flap rather small, the lower part bright scarlet. genus Pomoxis Pomoxis ..."

4. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Genus POMOXIS Rafinesque. Crappies. A strongly marked genus of rather large sun-fishes, distinguished by a compressed and deep body; large, oblique mouth; ..."

5. Annual Report by Smithsonian Institution (1857)
"A species of the -genus Pomoxis, of Rafinesque, as characterized by Professor Agassiz, is occasionally brought to the New York markets with the two ..."

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