Definition of Family siluridae

1. Noun. Old World catfishes.

Exact synonyms: Siluridae
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

family Scolytidae
family Scomberesocidae
family Scombresocidae
family Scombridae
family Scorpaenidae
family Scrophulariaceae
family Scutigeridae
family Scyliorhinidae
family Secotiaceae
family Selaginellaceae
family Sepiidae
family Septobasidiaceae
family Serranidae
family Sialidae
family Sillaginidae
family Siluridae
family Simaroubaceae
family Simuliidae
family Sirenidae
family Sisyridae
family Sittidae
family Solanaceae
family Soleidae
family Solenidae
family Soricidae
family Spalacidae
family Sparganiaceae
family Sparidae
family Sphaeriaceae
family Sphaerobolaceae

Literary usage of Family siluridae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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; ..."

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