Definition of Genus Clupea

1. Noun. Type genus of the Clupeidae: typical herrings.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Clupea

genus Clathrus
genus Claviceps
genus Claytonia
genus Cleistes
genus Clematis
genus Cleome
genus Clethra
genus Clethrionomys
genus Clianthus
genus Cliftonia
genus Clinopodium
genus Clintonia
genus Clitocybe
genus Clitoria
genus Clostridium
genus Clupea (current term)
genus Clusia
genus Cnemidophorus
genus Cnicus
genus Cnidoscolus
genus Coccothraustes
genus Cocculus
genus Coccus
genus Coccyzus
genus Cochlearia
genus Cochlearius
genus Cocos
genus Codariocalyx
genus Codiaeum
genus Coeloglossum

Literary usage of Genus Clupea

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

1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox (1866)
"The genus Clupea is so nearly allied to the genus Salmo that they are both included in the same natural family, under tho name of Halt- ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"The genus Clupea is distinguished from others of the same family chiefly by the fins and by the teeth, which arc small and numerous, and are situated not ..."

3. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature. by William Clowes and Sons (1884)
"GENUS Clupea.—" Body compressed, with the abdominal serrature extending forwards into the thoracic region. Scales of moderate or large, rarely of small size ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"The genus Clupea ranges from the Upper Eocene upward, being abundant in the slates of Lebanon and Monte Bolca, while Cypri- ..."

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