Definition of Genus catostomus
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Catostomidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Catostomidae, Family Catostomidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Catostomus
Literary usage of Genus catostomus
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1. Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals, Compared by Louis Agassiz, James Elliot Cabot (1850)
"The study of the species of the genus Catostomus has become quite as difficult as that of the genus Leuciscus, and for the same reason ; the multiplicity of ..."
2. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"... of the genus Catostomus) likely have similar biogeographic histories (Smith 1992). The Gila River basin of extreme northern Sonora, southern Arizona and ..."
3. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"In these masses of vegetation it conceals itself from the attacks of the pike, which latter feed almost exclusively upon them. Genus CATOSTOMUS. ..."
4. A Geography of Pennsylvania: Containing an Account of the History by Charles B. Trego (1843)
"The genus Catostomus has many species in the east and west, known by the common names of Buffalo-fish, Mullet, Carp, &c. Of the fishes in the Delaware and ..."