Definition of Family siluridae
1. Noun. Old World catfishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Siluriformes, Siluriformes
Member holonyms: Silurid, Silurid Fish, Genus Silurus, Silurus, Genus Malopterurus, Malopterurus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Siluridae
Literary usage of Family siluridae
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... the bottom of exhausted pools and rivers is practised by several species of tropical freshwater fishes, belonging principally to the family Siluridae. ..."
2. Bulletin of the University of Montana by Mont University of Montana (Missoula, University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.) (1903)
"Family SILURIDAE. 2. Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque). Channel Catfish; White Catfish. Missouri River at mouth of Beauchamp Creek and at Great Falls; ..."