Definition of Genus liparis

1. Noun. Genus of terrestrial and epiphytic orchids; pantropical to temperate.




2. Noun. Type genus of the Liparididae: snailfishes.
Exact synonyms: Liparis
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Liparidae, Family Liparididae, Liparidae, Liparididae
Member holonyms: Liparis Liparis, Sea Snail, Seasnail, Snailfish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Liparis

genus Limenitis
genus Limnobium
genus Limnocryptes
genus Limnodromus
genus Limonium
genus Limosa
genus Limulus
genus Linanthus
genus Linaria
genus Lindera
genus Lindheimera
genus Linnaea
genus Linum
genus Liomys
genus Liopelma
genus Liparis
genus Liposcelis
genus Liquidambar
genus Liriodendron
genus Liriope
genus Listera
genus Listeria
genus Litchi
genus Lithocarpus
genus Lithophragma
genus Lithops
genus Litocranius
genus Littorina
genus Livistona

Literary usage of Genus liparis

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

1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"For the present, however, it is retained in the genus Liparis. The increase of our knowledge of the Greenland ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"In the principal genus, Liparis, the ventral disk is well developed, and the spinous dorsal obsolete. Liparis liparis is found on both shores of the North ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1874)
"... I satisfied myself that we have two species of the genus Liparis on our coast which are identical with the two found on the northern coast of Europe. ..."

4. The Gypsy Moth, Porthetria Dispar (Linn.): A Report of the Work of by Edward Howe Forbush, Charles Henry Fernald (1896)
"In 1810, Ochsenheimer, in the third volume of his " Schmetterlinge von Europa," established the genus Liparis and put dispar under it; but Liparis is also ..."

5. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1874)
"... I satisfied myself that we have two species of the genus Liparis on our coast which are identical with the two found on the northern coast of Europe. ..."

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