Definition of Family Myctophidae

1. Noun. Deep-sea fishes comprising the lantern fishes.

Exact synonyms: Myctophidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Isospondyli, Order Isospondyli
Member holonyms: Lanternfish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Myctophidae

family Mucoraceae
family Mugilidae
family Mullidae
family Muraenidae
family Muridae
family Musaceae
family Muscicapidae
family Muscidae
family Musophagidae
family Mustelidae
family Mutillidae
family Myacidae
family Mycetophylidae
family Mycobacteriaceae
family Mycoplasmataceae
family Myctophidae (current term)
family Myliobatidae
family Mylodontidae
family Myricaceae
family Myristicaceae
family Myrmecophagidae
family Myrmeleontidae
family Myrsinaceae
family Myrtaceae
family Mysidae
family Mytilidae
family Myxinidae
family Myxobacteriaceae
family Myxophyceae
family Naiadaceae

Literary usage of Family Myctophidae

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... to in ос BOOKS RECEIVED (Continued from page 756) Development of Lanternfishes (Family Myctophidae) in the California Current. ..."

2. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1919)
"Family MYCTOPHIDAE. The family Myctophidae has been made a depositary for miscellaneous more or less obscure genera. ..."

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