Definition of Pomacentridae
1. Noun. Damselfishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Damselfish, Demoiselle, Genus Pomacentrus, Pomacentrus, Amphiprion, Genus Amphiprion, Abudefduf, Genus Abudefduf
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pomacentridae
Literary usage of Pomacentridae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"An air bladder, but no air duct. The stomach has a cul-de-sac, and the pylorus a few appendages. SYN.—pomacentridae ..."
2. ... Arrangement of the Families of Mammals. With Analytical Tables by Theodore Gill (1874)
"... Gthr. iv, Labridae pomacentridae Cichlidae Embiotocidae Gerridae ... Labridae, Gthr. iv, 65,69-208, 240-243. pomacentridae, Gthr. iv, 2-64. ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"... does not belong to Chaetodontidae, nor Priscacara to the pomacentridae, nor Platax to the Carangidae. ..."