Definition of Malopterurus electricus

1. Noun. Freshwater catfish of the Nile and tropical central Africa having an electric organ.

Exact synonyms: Electric Catfish
Generic synonyms: Silurid, Silurid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Malopterurus, Malopterurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malopterurus Electricus

Mallory's collagen stain
Mallory's iodine stain
Mallory's phloxine stain
Mallory's phosphotungstic acid haematoxylin stain
Mallory's stain
Mallory's trichrome stain
Mallory's triple stain
Mallory-Weiss lesion
Mallory bodies
Malmo
Malone
Maloney bougies
Maloney leukaemia virus
Malope trifida
Malopterurus
Malopterurus electricus (current term)
Malory
Malosma
Malosma laurina
Malpighi
Malpighia glabra
Malpighia obovata
Malpighiaceae
Malpighian
Malpighian corpuscle
Malpighian corpuscles
Malraux
Malt-O-Meal
Malta
Malta Island

Literary usage of Malopterurus electricus

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1. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"Electric The Electric Cat-fish, Malopterurus electricus (383, and fig. 56), a fish not uncommon in the fresh waters of tropical Africa, has no FIG. 56. ..."

2. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"The Electric Cat-fish, Malopterurus electricus (383, and fig. 56), a fish not uncommon in the fresh waters of tropical Africa, has no FIG. 56. ..."

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