Definition of Genus Lachnolaimus

1. Noun. A genus of Labridae.

Exact synonyms: Lachnolaimus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Labridae, Labridae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lachnolaimus

genus Kniphofia
genus Kobus
genus Kochia
genus Koellia
genus Kogia
genus Kohleria
genus Kolkwitzia
genus Kosteletzya
genus Krigia
genus Krypterophaneron
genus Kyphosus
genus Lablab
genus Laburnum
genus Laccopetalum
genus Lacerta
genus Lachnolaimus (current term)
genus Lactarius
genus Lactobacillus
genus Lactophrys
genus Lactuca
genus Laelia
genus Lagarostrobus
genus Lagenaria
genus Lagenophera
genus Lagerstroemia
genus Lagidium
genus Lagodon
genus Lagopus
genus Lagorchestes
genus Lagostomus

Literary usage of Genus Lachnolaimus

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

1. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"pounds, all in Carteret County. The average price received by the fishermen is 2 cents a pound. Genus LACHNOLAIMUS Cuvier & Valenciennes. Hog-fishes. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1862)
"... he must attribute the same character to the genus Lachnolaimus, placed by him along with Labrus, which has these teeth "non pavimentati," although ..."

3. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The genus Lachnolaimus is characterized by the strongly compressed body, the sharp, elevated back, and the long, steep profile; snout sharp; mouth low, ..."

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