Definition of Genus Elops

1. Noun. Type genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder.

Exact synonyms: Elops
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Elopidae, Family Elopidae
Member holonyms: Elops Saurus, Ladyfish, Tenpounder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Elops

genus Elaeocarpus
genus Elagatis
genus Elanoides
genus Elanus
genus Elaphe
genus Elaphurus
genus Electrophorus
genus Eleocharis
genus Elephantopus
genus Elephas
genus Elettaria
genus Eleusine
genus Eleutherodactylus
genus Eliomys
genus Elodea
genus Elops (current term)
genus Elsholtzia
genus Elymus
genus Emberiza
genus Embothrium
genus Emilia
genus Emmanthe
genus Empetrum
genus Encelia
genus Enceliopsis
genus Encephalartos
genus Encyclia
genus Endamoeba
genus Engelmannia
genus Engraulis

Literary usage of Genus Elops

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

1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1871)
"In the same country can be found several genera of harmless snakes, having no affinity with the genus Elops, but coloured exactly the same. ..."

2. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"Another seems to be related to the existing Clupeoid genus Elops, but also I presents characters connecting it with the American freshwater ! family ..."

3. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"... subtropical genus Elops. In addition to the characters of the skull noticed on p. 2862, these fish have the lower jaw longer, a thin plate of bone ..."

4. The Genera of Fishes ...: A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1917)
"... by AMIA Gronow and by AMIA L. Browne refers also to AMIA, a second species, "the Ten-pounder," which is ELOPS SAURUS L., type of the genus ELOPS. ..."

5. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Elops has a cylindrical body, and a flat spine on the upper and under edges of the caudal fin. The Saury, E. saurus, Linn., of the Atlantic, ..."

6. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus Elops has a cylindrical body, and a flat spine on the upper and under edges of the caudal fin. ..."

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