Definition of Aulostomus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Aulostomidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Aulostomidae, Family Aulostomidae
Member holonyms: Aulostomus Maculatus, Trumpetfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aulostomus
Literary usage of Aulostomus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Aulostomus chinensis (maculatus) is common in the West Indies, Aulostomus valentini abounds in Polynesia and Asia, where it is a food-fish of moderate ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"II. xvii. Fist, immaculata, G'ommers., J. White, p. 296. f. 2., is from the Indian Ocean. 2 Aulostomus (flute-mouthed), ..."
3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"... tobacco-pipe fish) is the F. taba- caria of Linnaeus; and the aulostomus Chinensis, improperly separated from the genus fistularia, is the F. Chinensis ..."