Definition of Family cyprinodontidae
1. Noun. Large family of small soft-finned fishes; killifishes; flagfishes; swordtails; guppies.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Cypriniformes, Order Cypriniformes
Member holonyms: Cyprinodont, Fundulus, Genus Fundulus, Genus Rivulus, Genus Jordanella, Jordanella, Genus Xyphophorus, Xyphophorus, Genus Lebistes, Lebistes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cyprinodontidae
Literary usage of Family cyprinodontidae
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1. Island Life: Or, The Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras by Alfred Russel Wallace (1881)
"... found also on the east coast of Africa; and as both belong to the same family—Cyprinodontidae—this may possibly have migrated in a similar manner. ..."