Definition of Genus Cyclopterus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishes.

Exact synonyms: Cyclopterus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cyclopteridae, Family Cyclopteridae
Member holonyms: Cyclopterus Lumpus, Lumpfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cyclopterus

genus Curcuma
genus Cursorius
genus Curtisia
genus Cuscuta
genus Cuterebra
genus Cyamopsis
genus Cyamus
genus Cyanocitta
genus Cyathea
genus Cycas
genus Cyclamen
genus Cycloloma
genus Cyclopes
genus Cyclophorus
genus Cyclops
genus Cyclopterus (current term)
genus Cyclosorus
genus Cycnoches
genus Cydonia
genus Cygnus
genus Cymbidium
genus Cynancum
genus Cynara
genus Cynips
genus Cynocephalus
genus Cynodon
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion

Literary usage of Genus Cyclopterus

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

1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"... and obliquely opposed to each other; and with the caudal vertebra in scarcely increased number, (Vert. 12+16 pm.) Lumpus, Cuv. Genus CYCLOPTERUS, L. ..."

2. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1856)
"In classification these belong to the genus Cyclopterus as now restricted, and in the Prodromus Ich- ..."

3. On the Natural History and Classification of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles. by William Swainson (1838)
"The true suckers, however, forming the genus Cyclopterus, possess the faculty of adhesion in an extraordinary degree. On the breast and belly are two ..."

4. The Primary Factors of Organic Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1904)
"Approximations to this state of things are seen in the parasitic genus Cyclopterus, and in the ribbon-fishes, ..."

5. The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1886)
"Approximations to this state of things are seen in the parasitic genus Cyclopterus, and in the ribbon-fishes, ..."

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