Definition of Lepomis gibbosus

1. Noun. Small brilliantly colored North American sunfish.

Exact synonyms: Pumpkinseed
Generic synonyms: Centrarchid, Sunfish
Group relationships: Genus Lepomis, Lepomis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepomis Gibbosus

Lepiota cepaestipes
Lepiota clypeolaria
Lepiota morgani
Lepiota naucina
Lepiota procera
Lepiota rhacodes
Lepiota rubrotincta
Lepiotaceae
Lepisma saccharina
Lepismatidae
Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus
Lepisosteus osseus
Lepista irina
Lepomis
Lepomis gibbosus
Lepomis macrochirus
Lepomis punctatus
Lepontic
Lepore haemoglobin
Leporidae
Leptarrhena
Leptarrhena pyrolifolia
Leptinotarsa
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Leptodactylidae
Leptodactylus
Leptodactylus pentadactylus
Leptoglossus

Literary usage of Lepomis gibbosus

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

1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"lepomis gibbosus (Linnaeus).—Punkin seed. Abundant in the river, canal, and in the pools above mentioned, and occasional in the mouths of creeks. ..."

2. A Naturalist's Rambles about Home by Charles Conrad Abbott (1884)
"Rare. Single specimens, now and then, have been found in the Delaware. Sunny. lepomis gibbosus. Banded Sunfish. ..."

3. A Bibliography of Fishes by Bashford Dean, Eugene Willis Gudger, American Museum of Natural History, Arthur Wilbur Henn (1917)
"... X lepomis gibbosus. - The work of the US Fisheries Marine Biological Station at Beaufort, NC, during 1913. Science, 1914, ns 40, 413^17. ..."

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